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These 10 Iconic Movie Roles Were Almost Played By Someone Else…


When we think of our favorite movies, it’s hard to imagine anyone else playing the lead roles. Someone else as Noah in The NotebookIt just wouldn’t be right! But it turns out that a lot of our favorite celebs weren’t always the ones who were going to play the parts!

Check out our gallery of stars who were (almost) cast as our favorite characters. Look to see who was almost Rose in Titanic and who almost played Ferris Bueller!

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