[ US /mɪˈskæst/ ]
[ UK /mɪskˈɑːst/ ]
  1. cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role
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How To Use miscast In A Sentence

  • ‘Dances with Samurai’ is a disappointing and miscast film, relying on senseless, violent battles and a flimsy script to make a point.
  • The sketchy dynamics of the central relationships are just one of many problems in Novocaine, an ambitious but mishandled, miscast hybrid that provides little in the way of thrills.
  • Based on the acclaimed novel by Philip Roth, and starring Anthony Hopkins and Nicole Kidman, the film suffers from being horrendously miscast from the outset.
  • Though I liked his ‘matador’ scene, he was really miscast, particularly in such a heavyweight lineup.
  • And to think, these two horribly miscast actors are the bottom foundation to a three-sided love rendezvous that is supposed to make us feel like caring and having concern for the outcome of all these explosive events.
  • And certain important roles have either been badly miscast or misconceived.
  • Having first read Charles Portis's 1968 novel as teenagers, the Coens were allied with it and not with Henry Hathaway's doddery, miscast 1969 version, in which a major role is essayed, ruinously, by Glen Campbell. With True Grit, the Coen brothers have given the western back its teeth
  • There's no equivalent to what it would have been like to miscast the main role, it would have been a terrible movie.
  • It's not that she's is a bad actress (she's solid in comedies and light dramas), but she's woefully miscast here.
  • As I stated earlier, he is miscast here.
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