10 Celebrities Who Were Shockingly Almost Cast In Hairspray

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We’ll never forget Zac Efron’s insanely amazing portrayal of Link Larkin in the 2007 remake of Hairspray, but did you know he wasn’t their only choice for the lead? Another then TV-star was thiiiiis close to landing the role.

And, on the same note, Amanda Bynes, John Travolta and Brittany Snow were also almost beat out for their parts! Click through the gallery below to see which actors and actresses were almost singing “You Can’t Stop The Beat” on the big screen!