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Stand By Me (1986)
 Who was considered for Stand By Me?

Sean Astin
Sean Astin is said to have auditioned for the part of 'Chris Chambers' in Stand By Me.
Actor who got the part: River Phoenix

David Dukes
The gifred stage and film actor was director Rob Reiner's first choice to play the adult "Gordy LaChance" but was replaced by Richard Dreyfuss. In the film, it is Dukes, not Dreyfuss, sitting in the car in the first long shot of the grownup LaChance.
Actor who got the part: Richard Dreyfuss

Corey Haim
According to an interview to promote his reality show, Corey Haim said he had to choose between an ensemble piece (Stand By Me) and a starring role (Lucas). He chose Lucas and River Phoenix got the part.
Actor who got the part: River Phoenix



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