Rosario Dawson (Mimi) and Tracie Thoms (Joanne) replaced Daphine Rubin-Vega and Fredi Walker, respectively, for the movie version of Rent. Jesse L. Martin (Collins), Wilson Jermaine Herendia (Angel), Adam Pascal (Roger), Idina Menzel (Maureen), Anthony Rapp (Mark). and Taye Diggs (Benny) were all part of the Original Broadway Cast in 1996 (also referred to as the "OBC"). Anthony Rapp (Mark) was also part of the original workshop for Rent at New York Theater Workshop.
Life as a RENThead.