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17 Times Casting Directors Didn’t Leave Anything to Chance and Deserve the High-Fives For Their Choices

The term “perfect” is always met with opposition. When we’re talking about a meal, a dress, or a movie, there are going to be some differences of opinion and hopefully some changes. When it comes to film, we often get a little heated about our opinion, because our favorite Movies have affected us in a positive way.
Except for world-spanning franchises, the casting process doesn’t get much attention until the movie finally comes out. At that time, there are hundreds of discussions, judging whether or not the cast was appropriate.
Some movies portray the story of a character, starting from childhood to adulthood. In this case, makeup artists can’t help much, so some actors need to be cast. It is a tough task for casting directors when they have to find someone based on appearance and behavior that needs to be acted out. And if they choose the right person for the right role, the movie will be successful.

#1 Alice Richmond and Tina Fey as Liz Lemon in 30 Rock

Source: © 30 Rock / Broadway Video and co-producers


#2 Mayim Bialik and Bette Midler as CC Bloom in Beaches

Source: © Beaches / Touchstone Pictures and co-producers


#3 Joshua Shea and Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Source: © Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald / Warner Bros. and co-producers


#4 Elle Fanning and Cate Blanchett as Daisy in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Source: © The Curious Case of Benjamin Button / Paramount Pictures and co-producers


#5 Mila Kunis and Angelina Jolie as Gia in Gia

Source: © Gia / HBO Films


#6 Iain Armitage and Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon and The Big Bang Theory

Source: © Young Sheldon / Warner Bros. Television and co-producers© The Big Bang Theory / Warner Bros. Television and co-producers


#7 Martin Freeman and Ian Holm as Bilbo in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Source: © The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and co-producers


#8 Isabelle Allen and Amanda Seyfried as Cosette in Les Misérables

Source: © Les Misérables / Universal Pictures and co-producers


#9 Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm as Doctor in A Young Doctor’s Notebook & Other Stories

Source: © A Young Doctor's Notebook & Other Stories / Big Talk Productions and co-producers


#10 Lily James and Meryl Streep as Donna in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and Mamma Mia!

Source: © Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again / Universal Pictures and co-producers© Mamma Mia! / Universal Pictures and co-producers


#11 Jeremy Irvine and Pierce Brosnan as Sam in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Source: © Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again / Universal Pictures and co-producers


#12 Rachel McAdams and Gena Rowlands as Allie in The Notebook

Source: © The Notebook / New Line Cinema and co-producers


#13 Hugh Skinner and Colin Firth as Harry in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Source: © Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again / Universal Pictures and co-producers


#14 Isla Johnston and Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit

Source: © The Queen's Gambit / Netflix and co-producers


#15 Josh Brolin and Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K in Men in Black 3

Source: © Men in Black 3 / Columbia Pictures and co-producers


#16 Josh Dylan and Stellan Skarsgård as Bill in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Source: © Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again / Universal Pictures and co-producers


#17 Ryan Gosling and James Garner as Noah in The Notebook

Source: © The Notebook / New Line Cinema and co-producers

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