Princess Protection Program brought together real-life besties and Disney Channel queens Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato. In the movie, Sel plays tomboy Carter and Demi plays an actual princess named Rosie but originally, the girls were cast in each other's roles, with Selena as Rosie and Demi as Carter. How crazy is that?
Has it ever crossed your mind while you're watching a television show or movie how many actors had to audition to find the one person who ends up snagging the role you're watching? It's a pretty intense process and there are often last minute cast changes happening behind-the-scenes that fans have no idea about. There are some characters you can't imagine being played by anyone else but oftentimes, there are stars who auditions for a part and don't end up getting that one, instead being offered another role in that same project. Kind of crazy to think about!
From Disney Channel series, to blockbuster movies, there have been plenty of actors who ended up in roles other than the one they first auditioned for, and thinking about how things almost were instead will blow your mind. As fans of these shows and films, you need to be up to date on your trivia so really, we're here to help spread the knowledge and help you out.
Click through the gallery to uncover which TV shows and movies almost looked so different thanks to some character swaps!