Stranger Things star David Harbour was deemed too fat to play The Blob in X-Men: Origins Wolverine.

In an interview with TheWrap, Harbour revealed that one of the film’s casting directors thought The Blob would’ve been “the perfect role” for the actor, because the filmmakers needed “a big guy to wear the suit.”

Harbour eventually read for the role, and his audition was going great until he decided to jokingly yell “I got your Blob right here” while lifting up his shirt and squeezing his belly. After the audition Harbour met with the film’s director, Gavin Hood, who revealed that Harbour didn’t get the part because they were concerned about his health.

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