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Anne Hathaway was supposed to star in Knocked Up

The actress left the film due to creative differences.

Knocked Up is the film that put Seth Rogen on the map. Directed by Judd Apatow, the Canadian comedian stars as Ben Stone, a slacker who has a one-night stand with E! News reporter Alison Scott, resulting in her pregnancy.

Anne Hathaway was originally cast as Alison Scott in Knocked Up. However, the actress left the film due to creative differences. In a New York Times profile, Judd Apatow explained the actress’s departure.

“Hathaway dropped out of the film because she didn’t want to allow us to use real footage of a woman giving birth to create the illusion that she is giving birth.”

Anne Hathaway dropped out of Knocked Up due to creative differences.

Jennifer Love Hewitt and Kate Bosworth also auditioned for the part of Alison Scott, which ultimately went to Katherine Heigl.

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