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a director instructs two actors who are filming a restaurant scene

11 Industry Secrets Film And TV Pros Revealed About Their Jobs

"My BIL and sis work on movies, and they had my kids and I hired as paid extras. What was mind-boggling was the [other] parents pushing their kids to do something they clearly did not want to do! I saw a mom give a 7-year-old REDBULL..."

on Friends, Helen Baxendale was almost recast as Emily because she didn't have enough comedic chemistry with David Schwimmer

13 Times Actors Came Suuuuper Close To Getting Recast (And Why)

Harry Melling, who played Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter franchise, lost weight before Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, so he was almost recast. However, rather than simply being allowed to be himself, he had to wear a "fat suit" in order to reprise his role.

when Emma Stone was offered La La Land, "The idea of doing another musical was like, 'You've got to be out of your mind."

14 Actors Who Initially Rejected Iconic Roles, But I'm So Glad They Changed Their Minds

When Marvel invited Chris Evans to do a screen test for the titular role in Captain America: The First Avenger, he felt the moment was a "fork in the road" because of the anxiety he'd recently begun experiencing, which included "having mini panic attacks on set." So, he said no, but then the studio came back and offered him the role directly. With the help of his family, therapists, and costar Robert Downey Jr., he realized he'd been "making decisions based on fear."