TV roles that were suddenly recast explained
“There’s something different about you… but I can’t pinpoint it.”
When Superman & Lois entering its third season, prepares to unveil a “new” Jonathan Kent – and with stranger, The Witcher, Rings of Power and The wheel of time also queued up to give existing characters new faces – TVLine looks back on more than three dozen times a TV role has suddenly been recast, the sometimes surprising reasons for this and whether that change in appearance has ever been considered on screen .
Of course we all know the story of Enchanted‘s two darrins, and like that fresh prince Set was turned upside down by a family feud. God knows, dynasty and other others dynasty Were no strangers to recasting roles several just. And I can assure you the Last Man Standing Fans marveled at Mandy’s significant makeover.
* This is not a list of all primetime, mid-series recasts; that would be impossible.
* We have not included rewrites from dictated versions real tragedyor the extremely common Aging of a Tyke.
* Roles that were recast before a show was ever premiered are detailed here.
* Voice acting is not included.
* Switcheroos on daytime soaps happen way, way too oftenalthough to date we have singled out the one that stands out for us.
Read on to learn the stories behind nearly 40 infamous small screen remakes, then comment below with your thoughts. Which of these rewrites are still bugging you? And which ones were better?
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