We asked the BuzzFeed community to tell us the tricks and lies that their favorite actors have pulled on them. Here are the musical dupes for which you probably fell in love.
Rami Malek won the Best Actor Oscar for Bohemian Rhapsody, but the vocals in the film were mostly old tapes from Freddie Mercury.
Even if Jennifer Lopez had to sing during her audition for Selena, they didn’t end up using his real voice in the film.
Marion Cotillard took singing lessons for her role as Edith Piaf in Life in pink, even if it synchronized on the lips in the film.
BD Wong provided Shang Li’s speaking voice in Mulan, but it was Donny Osmond who sang the iconic number “I’m going to make you a man”.
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assumed George Clooney would be a good singer because his aunt was the legendary Rosemary Clooney. They made him record a song and immediately realized that they had to hire someone else to provide the voice.
Even though Hilary Duff played both Lizzie and Isabella in Lizzie McGuire Movie, she did not sing the two parts. Her sister, Haylie, actually provided the singing voice to Isabella.
Christopher Plummer sang only tiny bits of each song The sound of music. They dubbed most of his songs with the voice of Bill Lee.
Wendy Makkena, who played Sister Mary Robert in the Sister law films, synchronized on the lips all the song of his character.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas provided the voice of Young Simba in The Lion King, but Jason Weaver provided the sung voice.
And even if Matthew Broderick recorded two songs under the name of Simba, the voice was eventually provided by Joseph Williams, who you could recognize as the lead singer of Toto.
Rebecca Ferguson wasn’t really the one who made you cry during Jenny Lind’s “Never Enough” ballad in The Greatest Showman.
Audrey Hepburn didn’t really sing My beautiful lady. The real song was provided by Marni Nixon.
Marni Nixon also sang for Deborah Kerr in The king and I, which should be kept secret. The film’s soundtrack sold hundreds of thousands of copies, but Nixon only received $ 420 for his work.
And Marni Nixon also sang for Natalie Wood in West side story, which was a shock for Wood because she has already filmed everything.
And, of course, the singing voice of Zac Efron was not really used in the first High School Musical movie. This was provided by Drew Seeley.
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