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There are such a lot of films I could not even embody as a result of there was not one (1) single teen.

Now, we already know Hollywood notoriously casts adults to play youngsters. This is sensible with labor restrictions for these below 18, however truthfully, typically the casting is simply ridiculous.

To have fun instances youngsters had been really forged in teen roles, listed below are 27 instances teen films really forged teenagers!

When Imply Women was launched, Lindsay Lohan was 17 and Amanda Seyfried was 18. Rachel McAdams was 25, and the remainder of the youngsters had been of their early 20s.


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Lohan was additionally 17 when Freaky Friday got here out.

Amanda Bynes was 19 when She’s the Man was launched — for a couple of month.


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Kirsten Dunst was 18 when Deliver It On was launched, and Eliza Dushku was 19.


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Gabrielle Union was a full ten years older than Kirsten.

Hilary Duff was 16 when A Cinderella Story got here out.


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This one might not be a shock, as Hilary was already a Disney Channel star as a preteen. In distinction, Chad Michael Murray was 22.

Selena Gomez was additionally 16 when One other Cinderella Story got here out.


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Drew Seeley, who performed her love curiosity, was 26.

Alicia Silverstone was 18 when Clueless got here out, and Brittany Murphy was 17.


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Stacey Sprint and Paul Rudd had been nearly 10 years their senior.

Austin Abrams was 18 and Justice Smith was 19 when Paper Cities got here out.


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However Q’s besties had been the one ones within the movie to play near their precise age.

Logan Lerman was 18 when he performed Percy Jackson in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.


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The remainder of the forged had been of their 20s and above.

Keir Gilchrist was newly 18 when It is Type of a Humorous Story got here out, and Emma Roberts and Thomas Mann had been 19.


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For those who do not keep in mind, Thomas performed Craig’s finest pal Aaron.

Jennifer Love Hewitt was 18 when Cannot Hardly Wait got here out, and Ethan Embry and Charlie Korsmo had been 19.


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Kat Graham was 19 in 17 Once more.


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Seems nobody was 17 in 17 Once more.

Michael Cera was 19 in Juno.


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Anthony Michael Corridor and Molly Ringwald had been each 16 in Sixteen Candles.


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Michael Schoeffling, who performed Jake, was 23, and Haviland Morris was 24.

They had been additionally each 16 in The Breakfast Membership!


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Judd Nelson was nearly a decade older. Emilio Estevez and Ally Sheedy had been each 22.

Winona Ryder was 17 in Heathers, whereas Christian Slater was 19. Shannen Doherty was additionally 17!


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Lisanne Falk was 24 and Kim Walker was 20.

Bella Thorne was 17 in The DUFF.


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Mae Whitman and Robbie Amell had been each 26.

Morgan Turner was 18 in Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle.


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All people else was 20 or older — Ser’Darius Blain was really a full 12 years older than Morgan.

Hayden Panettiere was 19 for a couple of month after I Love You, Beth Cooper got here out.


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Haylie Duff and Tina Majorino had been 18 when Napoleon Dynamite premiered at Sundance.


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A lot of the remainder of the forged was a lot older. Jon Heder, who performed Napoleon, was 26.

A lot of the youngsters in 10 Issues I Hate About You had been performed by precise teenagers!


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Julia Stiles was newly 18 when it was launched. Heath Ledger was 19 for just a few days. Joseph Gordon-Levitt was 18, and Larisa Oleynik was 17.

In Twilight, Kristen Stewart was 18, and Taylor Lautner was solely 16.

Josh Hutcherson was 19 in The Starvation Video games.


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Amandla Stenberg was 13 (she was presupposed to be round 12), and among the different tributes had been additionally youngsters (Alexander Ludwig was 19 and Isabelle Fuhrman was 15), however out of the primary characters, Josh was the one teenager.

Cynthia Davis was concerning the age of her character Brenda, 17, in Cooley Excessive, as was Corin Rogers, who performed Pooter.


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Corin Rogers was additionally round 17.

Jacob Latimore was 18 when The Maze Runner got here out. Blake Cooper, who performed Chuck, was 12 — however he was presupposed to be actually younger.


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The Glade was presupposed to be solely made up of youngsters, however appears to be like like there have been solely 2.

Ryan Gosling was the one one of many soccer gamers below 20 in Keep in mind the Titans.


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He was 19. Kate Bosworth, who performed Emma, was 17.

Redge Inexperienced and Dedrick D. Gobert had been each about 19 after they performed Little Chris and Dooky in Boyz within the Hood, respectively.


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Nonetheless, a lot of the major characters had been older!

And at last, mainly all of the excessive schoolers in The Princess Diaries had been 17 or 18!


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Anne Hathaway, Heather Matarazzo, Robert Schwartzman, and Erik von Detten had been all 18. In the meantime, Mandy Moore was 17. Disney tends to be fairly good about casting youngsters!

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