19Lucy Hale and Diego Luna Were Almost In It
Movies are rarely cast with all of the filmmakers' first choices for each role, and it's obviously also rare that everyone who wants a role in a movie gets one. The Twilight Saga has a pretty long list of actors who were almost in the series, but New Moon in particular has some interesting
Perhaps the biggest name that was up for a part in New Moon but didn't get it was Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale, who was in the running to play Jane of the Volturi before the role ultimately went to Dakota Fanning. Prior to Michael Sheen signing on to play Aro, both Diego Luna (Rouge One, Milk) and Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian, Netflix's The Punisher) were on the shortlist of actors being considered for the important role.