17 Actors Who Auditioned For Huge Roles

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Someplace throughout the multiverse, John Krasinski ended up as Captain America.

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Dylan Minnette — who you may have seen in 13 Causes Why, Scream, and The Dropout — auditioned for the perform of Peter Parker/Spider-Man.

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Dylan talked about in an interview with BuzzFeed: “I did go on an audition for Spider-Man, the model new one. Nonetheless to be honest, it was at a time the place I wasn’t basically, like, searching for it out — really. I actually really feel like I wasn’t at a level in my career, in my life, the place I’d actually really feel like I was completely in a position to determine to 1 factor like that anyway. So I don’t suppose I gave it my all or my best.”

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Dylan stated that he’s ultimately glad Tom was the one who obtained the perform in the end, explaining, “I consider that Tom Holland always would have gotten the half. He was meant to be that half. He’s the simplest Spider-Man, I consider. His [performance] was unimaginable. So I’m not saying that I’ll have gotten that half.”


Asa Butterfield — who’s best acknowledged for his perform in Intercourse Training, along with Ender’s Sport, Hugo, and totally different motion pictures — moreover auditioned for Peter Parker/Spider-Man.

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Asa talked about in an interview with Collider: “From time to time there’s a component [that you really want] and it’s a script you want, and likewise you sort of put your coronary coronary heart and soul into it, and likewise you don’t get it. And it’s highly effective and it’s shit, nonetheless I normally uncover that one factor even larger comes out of it on the end. And so throughout the case of Spider-Man, I did Intercourse Ed, because of I wouldn’t have been able to do every of those on the same time.”

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Equally to Dylan, Asa stated he thinks Tom was correct for the half in the end: “You could merely not be the correct particular person, and that’s out of your arms. And that’s one factor I’ve realized, one factor that I consider is sweet to help me sort of get well from it. Because of Tom did excellent points with Peter and he had a completely completely totally different portrayal of him and I consider it’s labored so successfully throughout the universe and in that half, and I don’t suppose I’ll do it. So I consider all points work out in the end.”


Probability Perdomo, best acknowledged for collaborating in Ambrose on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, auditioned for the perform of Jughead Jones on Riverdale.

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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the creator of every Riverdale and Sabrina, talked about in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter that he was “so impressed” by Probability’s Riverdale audition. Roberto revealed that he actually later wrote the perform of Ambrose with Probability in ideas.

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Speaking of Riverdale, Katherine Langford, acknowledged for 13 Causes Why, Cursed, and Love, Simon, auditioned for the perform of Betty Cooper.

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Camila Mendes (who performs Veronica) revealed in an interview with Leisure Weekly that she and Katherine turned buddies all through auditions: “I keep in mind we went out and we obtained falafel with a person who was auditioning for Archie.”

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Speaking of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Joshua Bassett, acknowledged for his perform on Extreme School Musical: The Musical: The Sequence, auditioned for the part of Harvey Kinkle.

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Joshua revealed in an interview with BuzzFeed that he was “really shut” to landing the half, which ultimately went to Ross Lynch.

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Joshua defined, “It was all the way in which all the way down to me and Ross Lynch, and he obtained it, and I’m super joyful for him. Nonetheless yeah, I was positively like really hoping for that one.”

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Sara talked about her auditions for Sabrina and totally different roles in an interview with BuzzFeed: “Truly, the women they strong for these roles had been wonderful, so I’m unable to even be upset. Typically, you gotta merely take the L.”

The half ultimately went to Kiernan Shipka.

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Gabrielle Union, who you may have seen in Carry It On and Cheaper by the Dozen, auditioned for the part of Valerie in Josie and the Pussycats.

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The half ultimately went to Rosario Dawson.

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Taylor Momsen, who’s best acknowledged for her music and participating in Jenny Humphrey on Gossip Lady, auditioned for the titular character on Hannah Montana.

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Lastly, nonetheless, Taylor is grateful she didn’t land the half. She outlined in an interview with Categorical: “Truly, if I may need ended up as Hannah Montana, I have no idea if the current would have gone as successfully. I most likely would have suggested all of them to go f*ck themselves by the purpose I hit 11. And I don’t perceive how that may have gone down. … I really just like the place I’m correct now and I actually really feel really fortunate to have the flexibility to really be myself.”

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On a related observe, Lily Collins, who you may have most not too way back seen on Emily in Paris, actually auditioned for the perform of Jenny on Gossip Lady.

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Lily talked about in an interview with Glamour: “I keep in mind the show examine for Gossip Lady was on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. I was about 17 or 18 years outdated on the time. I keep in mind driving onto the lot and going, ‘Oh my God. That’s surreal.’ I wanted it so badly.”

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One ultimate Gossip Lady observe: Jennifer Lawrence, best acknowledged for starring as Katniss in The Starvation Video games movies, apparently auditioned for the perform of Serena van der Woodsen.

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Gossip Lady creator Josh Schwartz talked about in an interview with Vulture: “We didn’t perceive this on the time, nonetheless Jennifer Lawrence really wanted to play Serena and auditioned. This story bought right here to us secondhand, nonetheless we had been suggested she positively auditioned and was bummed to not get it.”

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Jennifer moreover auditioned for the perform of Bella Swan in Twilight.

She outlined in an interview with US Weekly: “I didn’t really know what [Twilight] was. You merely get like 5 pages [at the audition] and they also’re like, ‘Act monkey.’ And when it bought right here out I was like, ‘Scorching rattling. Whoa.’”

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Keke Palmer, acknowledged for True Jackson, VP, Hustlers, and her stellar memes, auditioned for the part of Iris West on The Flash.

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The half, which ultimately went to Candice Patton, was reportedly an in depth title.

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Casting director David Rapaport outlined in an interview with BuzzFeed: “That was a really arduous perform to strong. We had seen Candice initially, nonetheless I consider we had been too early on throughout the course of to strong her so we ended up testing Keke Palmer and this totally different girl, nonetheless they felt barely too youthful subsequent to Grant [Gustin, who plays Barry]. When setting up an ensemble, it’s a should to do these chemistry reads to go looking out out who works best collectively.”

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Olivia Wilde, best acknowledged for collaborating in Remy “13” Hadley on House and directing Booksmart, auditioned for the part of Marissa Cooper on The O.C.

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Creator Josh Schwartz stated on a panel on the ATX Pageant that the perform was all the way in which all the way down to her and Mischa Barton (the latter of whom ultimately landed the half).

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The creator defined his reasoning for the casting willpower: “Marissa was clearly a persona who Ryan desires to keep away from losing, and Olivia Wilde desires no saving. She’s pretty highly effective.”

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Nonetheless, Olivia later went on to look on The O.C. as a recurring character in Season 2. She carried out Marissa’s girlfriend, Alex Kelly!

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In an interview on The Ellen Degeneres Current, John outlined: “The fact is, they hadn’t provided it to [Chris] however, so that that they had been like, ‘Let’s take a look at who else is in the marketplace sooner than we offer it to Chris Evans.’ And um, I went in and I examined for Captain America. This is usually a true story. I was inserting the swimsuit on, and the [costume] man was like, ‘That’s really momentous.’ And I discussed, ‘Positive.’”

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He continued, “And I was inserting the swimsuit on, and I was halfway up — not carrying any clothes apart from this — and [the suit] was halfway up. And correct at that second, Chris Hemsworth walked by, and he was like, ‘Ya look good, mate.’ And I was like, ‘Nope. You understand what, it’s high-quality. We would not have to try this.’”

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Casting director Matthew Barry revealed in an interview with E! Info that Britney was actually really close to landing the half. “On the highest of her career she was like, ‘I want to be really prepared for this,’” he talked about. “So I discussed, ‘OK, come work with me and my companion.’ And he or she bought right here in eight hours, two days in a row and labored with us. She was unbelievable. They beloved Britney. It was most likely between Rachel [McAdams] and Britney on the time.”

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The perform ultimately went to Rachel McAdams.

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Evan Peters, acknowledged for his roles in American Horror Story, Pose, Mare of Easttown, and the X-Males movies, auditioned for the part of Stiles on Teen Wolf.

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Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis revealed in an interview with E! Info that Evan be taught for the half. Nonetheless, the perform ultimately went to Dylan O’Brien.

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Jeff defined his reasoning behind the casting willpower: “[Dylan] bought right here in and I keep in mind very clearly seeing his headshot, flipping it spherical and most resumes have this prolonged guidelines of who that they had been expert by, what motion pictures they’ve been in and customer star roles, what their specific talents are. His was two YouTube hyperlinks and that was it. I assumed, ‘OK.’ He had this prime quality about him. He merely appeared elastic. He rang a bell in my memory of a youthful Jim Carrey.”

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Truly, Millie talked about she almost gave up on showing completely after not landing that perform. She outlined in an interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Current: “I consider I was merely very disheartened by the rejection. I suppose I really wanted that perform.”

The perform ultimately went to Bella Ramsey.

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And eventually, Cassie Steele, aka THE Manny Santos from Degrassi: The Subsequent Period, almost carried out Gabriella Montez in Extreme School Musical.

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It isn’t pretty clear if she was formally provided the half, nonetheless it was reportedly the actor’s scheduling conflicts with Degrassi that took her out of the working in the end.

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Which of these shocked you basically probably the most? Would you should have actually preferred any of these castings?! Inform us throughout the suggestions!