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Stars Who Landed Different Roles Than They Originally Auditioned For

Redbook Logo By Alex Warner, Charlotte Chilton of Redbook | Slide 1 of 61: Actors don't always get the roles they audition for. Rejection, after all, is part of show business. Still, there's a lucky handful—Liam Hemsworth, Rachel McAdams, and Shia LaBeouf to name a few—that have impressed the powers that be and got another role out of the deal. Ahead, 60 actors who ended up playing a part they didn't initially go for.

Actors don't always get the roles they audition for. Rejection, after all, is part of show business. Still, there's a lucky handful—Liam Hemsworth, Rachel McAdams, and Shia LaBeouf to name a few—that have impressed the powers that be and got another role out of the deal. Ahead, 60 actors who ended up playing a part they didn't initially go for.

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