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Cast Incest: Dated Milo Ventimiglia - her onscreen uncle - during the run of
Heroes. Celebrity Voice Actor: As child ( , Dinosaur , Fillmore! ), adult ( A Bug's Life , Alpha and Omega , Robot Chicken ), and both ( American Dad! ).
Kingdom Hearts Creator Backlash: She is in no way proud of "Wake Up Call."
Dawson Casting: Averted through most of her time on ; inverted with Heroes (shot when she was 14; she plays a teenage skater in the same grade as 17-year-old Casey, who's played by then-18 Michelle Trachtenberg); not averted at all for Ice Princess (or Scream 4 by the time of Kingdom Hearts ).
Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] Dyeing for Your Art: Natural blonde Hayden changed her hair to light brown for .
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy Non-Singing Voice: Averted, not least as a country chanteuse in . See also Nashville The Cast Showoff.
Old Shame: While she's yet to indicate any regret over anything she's done in her day job, " (at) the mention of her one legitimate (non- -related) Nashville single, 2008’s reggae-lite “Wake Up Call,” she covers her eyes in shame."
The Other Darrin: She was the third actress to play Sarah Roberts on and the second to play Lizzie on One Life to Live . Moving away from daytime soaps, she replaced Guiding Light Anne Hathaway as the voice of Red in and Alyson Stoner as that of Xion in Hoodwinked Too: Hood Vs. Evil (Stoner Kingdom Hearts herself was previously The Other Darrin to Panettiere as the voice of Kairi for -related reasons).
Heroes Playing Against Type: As Amanda Knox.
And as the voice of a Japanese girl in the "Code Name: Electric Haircut" episode of
Fillmore! And in as a bitchy, maneating country singer.
Nashville Saved from Development Hell: She had two long-delayed movies released to American cinemas in 2011, and Hoodwinked Too: Hood Vs. Evil Fireflies In The Garden (the latter was a victim of the same pre-release limbo that affected ).
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane Star-Making Role: Depending on who you ask, either Claire Bennet of " save the cheerleader" fame or Sheryl Yoast of " Y'all are actin' like a buncha sissies!" fame.
Those Two Actors: She and Joan Cusack have been in three movies to date ( , Raising Helen and Ice Princess ); she has also made three movies with Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Lauren Bacall, of all people ( Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke, and Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King The Forger - although in none of them do they share any scenes ).
note She's also worked a lot with Emma Roberts, mainly in a Neutrogena capacity ( Scream 4 excepted). Fun fact: Panettiere is one of the few (if not the only one) to do productions with all three famous Robertses, having also worked with Emma's dad Eric on and her aunt Heroes Julia in Fireflies In The Garden.
Type Casting: See The Cheerleader.
What Could Have Been: She and Nicole Kidman were due to play the roles in that were taken by Panic Room Jodie Foster and Kristen Stewart (Kidman became The Other Marty, and our heroine was replaced before filming began).
almost had a reunion with her and one of her Nashville Heroes co-stars, as Jack Coleman auditioned; however, Panettiere had already been cast and the producers didn't want their previous gig to get in the way. Ironically, they ended up getting this anyway by casting Burgess Jenkins from as Juliette's producer - and one of the men she beds, causing massive amounts of Remember the Titans Squick with a generous side order of She Is All Grown Up...