One of the more heart-wrenching scenes in the 2000 hit film Castaway is when Wilson, the lead character’s volleyball best friend, falls from the raft they are attempting to escape on and drifts out to sea. Tom Hanks’ character, Chuck, is consumed with loneliness after Wilson’s departure, although he does wind up being rescued on the brink of death.
Wilson is perhaps the most iconic inanimate object in movie history, which begs the hypothetical question – just where might it have wound up? Considering that the film took place in the South Pacific, here’s a look at 11 places Wilson may have happened upon?
1. Sea Food
Let’s get this one out of the way right off the hop – it’s entirely possible that Wilson was mistaken for food and wound up in the belly of a whale or a shark. No, we don’t want to believe Wilson suffered a rather grim fate, but it’s entirely possible.