1. Dustin Hoffman was considered for the role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America.

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    Dustin Hoffman was considered for the role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America.

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  2. The role of Joanna in Magic Mike was offered to Jessica Biel but she declined.

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    The role of Joanna in Magic Mike was offered to Jessica Biel but she declined.

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  3. Sheryl Lee was originally cast as Mary Alice Young in Desperate Housewives and actually shot the pilot but at the last minute Brenda Strong was cast in the role and Mary Alice’s scenes had to be re-shot.

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    Sheryl Lee was originally cast as Mary Alice Young in Desperate Housewives and actually shot the pilot but at the last minute Brenda Strong was cast in the role and Mary Alice’s scenes had to be re-shot.

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  4. Lyndsy Fonseca was considered to play Katniss in The Hunger Games.

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    Lyndsy Fonseca was considered to play Katniss in The Hunger Games.

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  5. Maura Tierney was originally cast as Sarah in Parenthood. Initially, NBC moved the show’s slated fall release to mid-season, when Tierney was diagnosed to have breast cancer. But, due to her cancer treatment, she eventually had to leave the show and Lauren Graham replaced her.

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    Maura Tierney was originally cast as Sarah in Parenthood. Initially, NBC moved the show’s slated fall release to mid-season, when Tierney was diagnosed to have breast cancer. But, due to her cancer treatment, she eventually had to leave the show and Lauren Graham replaced her.

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  6. Barbra Streisand was considered for the role of Molly Brown in Titanic.

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    Barbra Streisand was considered for the role of Molly Brown in Titanic.

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  7. Neve Campbell was considered for the role of Isobel Flemming in The Vampire Diaries.

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    Neve Campbell was considered for the role of Isobel Flemming in The Vampire Diaries.

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  8. Evan Rachel Wood was Christopher Nolan’s first choice to play Ariadne in Inception, but she turned it down.

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    Evan Rachel Wood was Christopher Nolan’s first choice to play Ariadne in Inception, but she turned it down.

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  9. King Moody auditioned for the role of Hymie in Get Smart. He later appeared as a double agent in an episode before being cast in the role of Starker.

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    King Moody auditioned for the role of Hymie in Get Smart. He later appeared as a double agent in an episode before being cast in the role of Starker.

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  10. Stephenie Meyer had her own personal cast for Twilight before all the roles were officially cast. They including Emily Browning as Bella Swan.

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    Stephenie Meyer had her own personal cast for Twilight before all the roles were officially cast. They including Emily Browning as Bella Swan.

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