These Actors Were Switched Out of Their Roles And No One Noticed

It can be hard to imagine anyone but our favorite actors in some of their most iconic roles, but in many cases, it comes down to a last-minute change to create the perfect cast. Whether another offer is on the table, or there is bad blood behind the scenes, sometimes actors are recast right in the middle of shooting. What would your favorite flick look like with a new lead?

Silence of The Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs is one of the most well-known and highly respected horror movies of the last few decades. It was so impressive that it even earned seven Oscar nominations. Jodie Foster won for her performance of Clarice Starling, the newbie FBI agent, but in the show Hannibal, Julianne Moore took over the role. Apparently, Jodie just wasn't up for another round of the spooky series. 


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The More You Know

  • Miley Cyrus first tried out for Hannah Montana at the age of 11. She was denied due to her age.
  • Before he was a star, Harrison Ford was a carpenter. He landed the role of Han Solo in the original Star Wars film. “I was quite surprised when I was offered the part,” Ford later said.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio has never done drugs and had to speak to a drug expert to prepare for Wolf of Wall Street.
  • Channing Tatum played a bartender in Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" music video. He made $400 for the role.
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