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


LiLo may have a rep of being difficult to work with (hey, there's a whole New York Times piece on the subject), but it wasn't her behavior that kept her from landing 2009's The Hangover. "Honestly, it felt like she ended up being too young for what we were talking about," said director Todd Phillips, who met with then-20-year-old Lohan for the role that eventually went to Heather Graham. "People love to attack her for everything, like: 'Ha, she didn't see how great The Hangover was going to be. She turned it down.' She didn't turn it down. She loved the script, actually. It really was an age thing."