Josh Peck almost played Twilight lead Edward Cullen

Original evening The film and its four sequels were known for many things, chief among them being Kristen Stewart’s lead trio, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner into superstardom. During the late 2000s and early 2010s, all three of them were extremely hot young actors, to the extent that you can’t even imagine the entirety of their respective roles. Bella Swan, Edward Cullen, and Jacob Black Being played by someone else.

As it turns out, we almost had a very different Edward in Josh Peck. during their most recent episode good friends podcastwhich featured Lautner as a guest drake and josh The star revealed that he auditioned to play the lead vampire, saying that his representatives at the time told him to “audition for this movie, it’s based on a book and it’s going to be great ” I send my tape to Edward. A month later, I’m with my manager, and he says, ‘It’s up to you and three people. You are close.”

Peck was surprised that he was so close in the running – “I haven’t even had a tummy tuck yet,” he said, referencing his days before his weight loss. This was the biggest reason for his disbelief, as he felt Edward “had to be so shirtless” at some point during the film. (He was in both the first film and the sequel Twilight New Moon As part of a plan to kill himself.) He didn’t understand, and when he finally saw Pattinson’s performance in the films, he felt even more awkward. “Watching R-Patz play this role I’m like, ‘What world were they in, OK, what are we thinking here: Chris Hemsworth or Stanley Tucci?’ Like, what the fuck?” “Impossible,” he told Lautner. impossible! So, we worked together almost.

Over the years, Peck has had a steady career in films and TV, most recently oppenheimer And How I met your father. as stated earlier, evening there were movies extremely big in the old days, and inspired Stewart and Pattinson to do more risky and interesting work with filmmakers David CronenbergClaire Denis, and bong joon-ho, (Lautner has continued to act, but at a slower pace than his two co-stars.) Peck might not have made it because of Edward. The newest, strangest batmanBut it certainly would have been interesting to see where his career went from playing the lead role in one of Nickelodeon’s most important shows (and Casey Jones) to becoming a heartthrob in one of the biggest movie franchises in the world. would have gone. In the late 00’s and 2010’s.

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