by VelmaKelly (no login)


I agree, pretty much, with your assessment of the Disney made-for-tv movie.

They chose Alicia by throwing head shots in the air and whichever one landed face up would become Annie.
And no, I'm not joking. First-hand information. They couldn't decide between the finalists. Each person wanted a different girl and the only way to settle it in time to begin filming was to do it this way.

Pretty sad. But I wouldn't be surprised to hear this type of casting happens often. I mean, look at Annie20th. They allegedly didn't want Joanna but hired her anyway, because there was a deadline. And we all know how that turned out!

Posted on Oct 1, 2008, 5:53 PM
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