This Was Stephenie Meyer's Original Dream Cast For "Twilight"
Henry Cavill as Edward Cullen?!
Like, back in 2007, she shared who she hoped would be cast in the movie, and it's WILD...
Henry Cavill as Edward Cullen.
Meyer also listed the most popular fan suggestions for Edward, and Robert Pattinson got a look-in...
Although he didn't make Meyer's list of fan-suggested faves – meanwhile Jackson Rathbone, who went on to play Jasper, DID.
For Bella Swan, Meyer wanted Emily Browning.
Meyer's perfect Jacob Black was Steven Strait.
Meyer wanted Charlie Hunnam to play Carlisle Cullen.
For Charlie Swan, Meyer had her eye on John C Reilly.
Meyer's other picks for Charlie were Vince Vaughn and Adam LeFevre, while some fans were apparently gunning for Dennis Quaid.
Meyer thought model Joanna Krupa would be the perfect Rosalie.
While fans wanted Olivia Wilde.
Meyer also wanted Rachael Leigh Cook for Alice Cullen...
Cillian Murphy as James (with Joshua Jackson as backup)...
John Stamos as Laurent...
And Daniel Cudmore as Emmett Cullen.
While Meyer didn't name anyone she had in mind for Jasper Hale or Esme Cullen, she did highlight some fan picks.
What a truly different movie it might have been.
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