TV And Movie Characters That Were Almost Played By Someone Else

Say it ain't so.

By ELLE Team
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TV and film characters are as iconic as they are purely because the actors who bring them to our screens do such an impressive job, that it's impossible to imagine anyone else taking on the part.
But as is the way of Hollywood, there were actually a string of A-list stars vying for the same role.
Whether they have to leave the role behind because of other commitments, don't accept the offer or sadly, don't get offered the job, there are so many reasons why some celebrities get their hands on a coveted role. But either way, it's fascinating to see which famous faces almost nabbed the top spot.
Here, we investigate how some iconic movie and TV roles were almost played by someone else (Jennifer Lawrence as Bella Swan in Twilight, say what?).