There are a plethora of different reasons these 14 actors were replaced after the pilot. Perhaps there was an issue with cast chemistry. Or, maybe an actor’s personal situation caused an abrupt change of plans.
It’s nearly impossible to think about any other actress besides Emilia Clarke playing Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. However, the British actress wasn’t in the original pilot episode. In fact, The Gilmore Girls, Full House, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer all featured pilot episodes with different actors.
What other TV stars were cast after the pilot? Be sure to vote up the pilot re-castings that made a major difference.