12 Iconic Roles That Were Almost Played by Someone Else

Rumer Willis as Serena van der Woodsen? Al Pacino as Han Solo? Johnny Depp as Ferris? You won't believe which stars were originally cast in your favorite films

SANDRA BULLOCK: MAGGIE, MILLION DOLLAR BABY

Despite reports to the contrary, PEOPLE's World's Most Beautiful didn't turn down Hilary Swank's Academy Award-winning role in the 2004 Clint Eastwood film. "I couldn't get it made. We tried and tried and tried," Bullock has said. Unfortunately, by the time Baby got off the ground, Bullock was filming Miss Congeniality 2. But Bullock remains congenial about the whole experience, saying, "When things like that happen, that's the way they are supposed to be."