Actors who look like their real-life character

James Franco as Fidel Castro

James Franco has been cast as Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in an Indie flick called 'Alina of Cuba.' The movie is named after Castro's daughter, Alina Fernandez, who is played by actress Ana Villafañe.

Julia Garner as Madonna

‘Inventing Anna’ star Julia Garner has been offered the role of pop icon Madonna in Universal Pictures' biopic, Variety reports. It's certainly a career-making role as Madonna will also serve as director.

Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna in 'Weird: The Al Yankovic Story'

A biopic about the eccentric comedian Weird Al Yankovic stars Daniel Radcliffe as Weird Al himself. This might take some imagination, but Evan Rachel Wood in the role of Madonna is a perfect match.

Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in 'Being the Ricardos'

Nicole Kidman took on one of her most challenging roles to date when she played Lucille Ball in the 2021 movie 'Being the Ricardos.' She starred as the legendary female comedian opposite Javier Bardem, who played Ball's husband and co-star, Desi Arnaz.

Justin Chambers as Marlon Brando in 'The Offer'

'Grey's Anatomy' star Justin Chambers has been cast as Marlon Brando in a Paramount+ limited series. 'The Offer' tells the story of the making of 'The Godfather,' Brando's most iconic movie.

Lily James as Pamela Anderson in 'Pam & Tommy'

Lily James and Sebastian Stan might not seem like the obvious choices to star as Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee in the Hulu series 'Pam & Tommy,' but they both fit the parts surprisingly well.

Sebastian Stan as Tommy Lee in 'Pam & Tommy'

The hit show sent fans into a frenzy, and understandably so. Anderson and Lee, who were married from 1995 to 1998 and have two children, represent a huge pop culture moment in history.

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in 'The Crown'

Elizabeth Debicki was cast as Diana, Princess of Wales, in the final two seasons of 'The Crown.' The Australian actress wrote on Twitter, "It is my true privilege and honour to be joining this masterful series, which has had me absolutely hooked from episode one."