You know which Hogwarts house you're a member of, which character's wand you'd want to use in real life, and you've even been to Universal Studios to drink down a cool, crisp Butterbeer. Superfan you may be, but do you know how Harry Potter actors were chosen for their respective roles?
You may have an idea about how some of these actors landed their iconic roles, but not all casting stories are made equal. Did you know Daniel Radcliffe didn't even want to audition for Harry? Or that Rupert Grint wrote and performed a rap in his audition tape? Can you name the actor who was originally cast as Severus Snape? If you're in the mood for some magical stories about auditions, replacements, and even a bit of old-fashioned pettiness, scroll on and find out how key Harry Potter cast members landed their roles.