There experienced been on the internet speculation that singer Belinda, who appeared in the 2006 film “The Cheetah Ladies 2,” virtually snagged the direct role on the well known Disney Channel teen sitcom which ran from 2006 to 2011.
“I uncovered Miley Cyrus,” mentioned London. “I wished to permit all people know that Belinda, who is charming by the way, was never in the major a few for the position of Hannah.”
London then confirmed a piece of paper which contained the names of the 3 actresses who in 2005 auditioned for the direct purpose along with about 1200 other younger performers.
They had been Cyrus, Taylor Momsen and Daniella Monet.
Though they failed to win the part of middle university pupil Miley Stewart, who is secretly pop singer Hannah Montana, equally Momsen and Monet uncovered achievements in other people roles.
Momsen went on to star as Jenny Humphrey on The CW’s teenager drama collection “Gossip Lady” and Monet starred as Rebecca Martin on Nickelodeon’s “Zoey 101” and Trina Vega on a further one particular of that network’s exhibits, “Victorious.”