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Schwartz admitted the decision recently at a panel discussion at ATX Television Festival, saying: "Marissa was obviously a character who Ryan needs to save and Olivia Wilde needs no saving.
She's pretty tough". Olivia went on to play the role of Alex Kelly in the show anyways. Hey, it's a pretty good reason not to be chosen. Charlize Theron's character Mary Ann Lomax in The Devil's Advocate was very nearly given to someone else on the basis of her undeniable good looks. Theron said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal : "Devil's Advocate was probably the hardest - they put me through the wringer. And Taylor [Hackford, the director] just wasn't convinced. He was like, 'If you were his wife, why would he cheat on you?
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But this wasn't the first time Charlize nearly missed out on major Hollywood roles on account her looks, saying that the problem was on going, saying "I was auditioning for a lot of stuff where they thought I was too pretty. We couldn't imagine anyone else in the role of Sarah Jessica-Parker 's on-screen boyfriend, but show creator Darren Star has recently revealed that that was set to be the case I remember the first table read, how good he was.
I'm not saying that Chris was Mr. Big, but he brought a lot of his own persona to the role. The year-old starred alongside Leo, but it could have been a whole different story had THIS actress played the part Olivia Wilde could have been in Wolf of Wall Street but she reportedly missed out on the role because she was "too old". Cue shocked faces all round.
The year-old went on The Howard Stern Show and was asked if she ever missed out on a part because she was too beautiful. I thought, 'oh, that sounds nice.
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I like that feedback. I didn't get the part but I'm a very sophisticated person. It's not confirmed whether it was Margot's role, but it certainly looks that way as there aren't that many female parts in the movie. Admit it, Rachel Green in Friends was the girl we all wanted live with. She was a lot of fun, pretty and even gave us an iconic haircut - but we can't imagine anyone other than Jennifer Aniston playing her. But it could have all be so different. I actually auditioned for Rachel and didn't go very far.
Reese Witherspoon was ace as Elle Woods in hit Legally Blonde , but another actress was offered the role as well as Reese Speaking to Entertainment Tonight , Christina admitted perhaps she had made a mistake in not taking the role: "What a stupid move that was! Alicia Silverstone might have been Clueless in , but she had a great wardrobe and credit-cards aplenty.
However Alicia has not the first choice for the role. And Reese Witherspoon was also considered to play Cher. She's going to be huge,'" said writer and director Amy Heckerling. Maybe it was on TV, a movie of the week. But I did see some scenes of hers and went: Wow. She's amazing. But Alicia is Cher. Keeping on the Clueless theme, who else but Paul Rudd could play nerdy-but-hot Josh? How about Ben Affleck? I thought he would be fabulous for it," said Casting Director Carrie Frazier. Then, when I got the call that it was going over to Paramount, they wanted to have me work on it for no money….
And I said I wouldn't do that-they'd have to pay me, and they said, 'Oh, well, we really can't do that. It's pretty hard to imagine anyone other than Elisabeth Moss as the feisty Peggy Olsen but one of her co-stars originally auditioned for the role - can you guess who? It was none other than January Jones! The film Bridesmaids has a cast so perfect, we can't imagine anyone else playing reluctant Maid of Honour Annie Walker and bride-to-be Lillian It's difficult to imagine anyone else in the roles of astronauts Dr.
Speaking about it, Cuaron said: "It became very clear that, as we started to nail the technology, or narrow the technology, that was going to be a big obstacle for his performance I think Robert is fantastic if you give him the freedom to completely breathe and improvise and change stuff.
We tried one of these technologies and it was not compatible.
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And, after that, we [had a] week that we pretended as if nothing was happening and then we talked and said, 'This is not going to work. This is tough. Chris Hemsworth has literally immortalised the role of Thor, making it one of the most successful super-hero franchises. However, Tom Hiddleston originally auditioned for the titular role, even putting on 18lbs in an attempt to bag the part - but producers had other things in mind for him. He got through to the last round before producers opted for his brother instead.
Bet that led to a few awkward family dinners. The chemistry between Jennifer and Bradley Cooper was so intense that it was even rumoured that they were dating. How different things could have been.
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Anne Hathaway was originally cast as Tiffany but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. It's hard to believe Jennifer Lawrence is so young, considering she's already won an Oscar, pretty much gets nominated for one every year, and is the protagonist in one of the biggest movie franchises in Hollywood history. Age: Imagine if Channing Tatum had actually accepted that football scholarship and attended West Virginia.
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Then he probably never would have moved to Miami and been discovered by a talent agent while walking down the street. Tatum did some modeling work for Gap and Nautica, before turning his attention to acting.
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He then hit the small screen with a role on an episode of CSI: Miami. Tatum already has over 40 acting credits, including blockbusters like Magic Mike and independent critical darlings like Foxcatcher. The South African beauty moved to Hollywood when she was Theron was living in a shady hotel room with dwindling wages she earned modeling in New York City. She was discovered in a bank after having a spat with the teller because he wouldn't cash her last paycheck. I had to fill out a ton of paperwork and open an account, and I cashed the check. Birthplace: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa.
Texas-born Matthew McConaughey had no interest in following in his father's footsteps and going into the oil business. He did eventually discover that he wanted to be an actor and appeared in a few student films and commercials. It's easy to imagine McConaughey now as "It would be a lot cooler if you did" Wooderson. But at the time, Linklater thought the Texan was too good-looking for the part, especially since the role called for an older sleaze ball who was only interested in partying with much younger high school girls. A simple mustache and longer hair changed Linklater's mind and "all right, all right, all right" found its way into McConaughey's vocabulary and the cultural lexicon.