Casting changes happen all the time, often for mundane reasons. Sometimes, though, the insane story behind a recasting is almost as entertaining as the show or movie that it's for.

Our readers brought together the craziest of these stories and we gave $200 to the best ...

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CRACKEDCON PREDATOR After filming began for both Van Damme anD the suit were recast. When compared to Schwarzenegger and the other guys it became appa

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CRACKED CON Everyone knows that Eric Stoltz was cast as Marty McFly originally, and was canned when his acting wasn't' up to snuff. That's not at all

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Stanley Kubrick almost cast Robin Williams as Jack Torrance in The Shining, but decided that Williams was just too psychotic for the part. So he went

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Producers of The Hunger Games changed the cat who portrayed Buttercup between the filming of The Hunger Games and the sequel Catching Fire... It was c

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Nicolas Cage was Cage later claimed originally in talks that he resigned to play Randy from the project The Ram because he does Robinson in not want

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CRACKED Katie Holmes turned down an offer to reprise her character Rachel Dawes in 2008's The Dark Knight. Her reasoning? She didn't want a schedule

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O.J. SIMPSON WAS CONSIDERED TO BE THE TERMINATOR BUT JAMES CAMERON SAID HE WOULD BE MISCAST AND COULDN'T SEE HIM AS A KILLER. S RMONATOR

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CRACKED COM In The Partridge Family, the role of Chris Partridge was originally played by Jeremy Gelbwaks. When shooting a scene, just before the dire

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