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Poll: What Ever Happened to Wilson?

The last time that we saw the beloved volleyball from Cast Away (2000), he was floating on the ocean, tragically separated from the adoring Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks). We all know where Chuck went from there, but what do you think happened to Wilson?

After voting, please feel free to join the discussion here.

Much thanks to dgranger, Stephen Atwood, Ed Jones (XLIX), ElMo (15yearsIMDber akaElMo), ACT_1, Peter (pbn), Silitonga (ferry_silitonga), Bonafide Boss, Paranoid_Indifference, gitte_l_yche, and NoRa_FoKa, Dan Dassow, and Jessica, who collectively suggested most of the options below.

Make Your Choice

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    Jodi Benson in The Little Mermaid (1989)

    He started to sink but was saved from drowning by Ariel, the little mermaid.
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    Alexander Gould in Finding Nemo (2003)

    He found Nemo.
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    Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Dominic Monaghan, Terry O'Quinn, Harold Perrineau, and Evangeline Lilly in Lost (2004)

    He found a whole group of castaways to join.
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    Survivor (2000)

    He became a castaway on another island but this time he went on to win a million dollars for his time there.
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    Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996)

    He felt deflated when Hollywood tossed him to the side. Maybe he needs a new agent to bounce back.
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    Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

    Wilson had a makeover and joined the rebel force.
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    Gregory Peck in Moby Dick (1956)

    He went searching for that bad Captain Ahab guy.
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    Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin in The Hunt for Red October (1990)

    He went on a hunt for the Red October, too. (He's a big Sean Connery fan!)
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    Jaws (1975)

    Oh no! (He became someone's dinner.)
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    Moana (2016)

    He turned into a Kakamora hunting for the heart of Te Fiti in 'Moana.'
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    Paul Bettany in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

    He passed through a time vortex and ended up on the Galapagos Islands, where he was discovered by Dr. Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany's character from 'Master and Commander') and subsequently categorized as a new species.
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    Tia Carrere, Daveigh Chase, and Chris Sanders in Lilo & Stitch (2002)

    He's living the quiet life in Hawaii with a girl and her unusual fugitive pet.
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    Bob Denver in Gilligan's Island (1964)

    He washed ashore on another island inhabited by someone named Gilligan and some other eccentric humans.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio in The Beach (2000)

    He went to the beach where Leonardo filmed 'The Beach' -- he wanted to meet Leo!
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    Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in Titanic (1997)

    He did go to try to find Leo but not on 'The Beach.'
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    Wilson the Volleyball in Cast Away (2000)

    He decided to look for a companion of his own species.
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    Tom Hanks in Cast Away (2000)

    Chuck Noland went back and found the volleyball that he credited with saving his life and took him back to all of the creature comforts of modern society.
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    Waterworld (1995)

    Good thing that Chuck came and took Wilson back with him. Wilson was on his way to what he thought was a theme park...
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    James Franco in The Disaster Artist (2017)

    He's in a new movie, in which he has a significant role.
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    Matt Berry in On the Run (2020)

    He found his way to Clairton, Pennsylvania, where he met Jackie Daytona and became the star of the local women's volleyball team, thereby fulfilling his life's purpose of being a volleyball, helping his team reach glory and fame.
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    Tokyo 2020: Games of the XXXII Olympiad (2021)

    He can be seen going for the gold in the summer Olympics of 2021. Keep your eye out for Chuck Noland in the stands as he cheers Wilson on.

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