Huge Movie Roles Turned Down By Big Stars

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Sometimes, it was because of bad advice.

Other times, it was due to scheduling problems.

And occasionally it was the result of no brains whatsoever.

But whatever the cause, a lot of currently huge stars had some missteps along the way when they declined parts in films that would have bumped them even higher into the stratosphere.

Think The Matrix, Avatar, Boogie Nights, Ghost, and so many more.

The list of these stars' unfortunate choices is saddening, yet it makes me feel so much better about my own fuckups.

I mean, I've turned down stuff I regretted, but I never turned down The Matrix!

Here's the list.

Don't turn down the chance to click on it.


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7 comments
scruff712
scruff712

I still think one of the stupidest ones was eddie murphy turning down the role written for him in ghostbusters.

anonTWO
anonTWO

Tom Selleck and Molly Ringwald effed up- everyone else is doing ok.

blissbaby
blissbaby

Molly turned down Pretty Woman to. Who's her manager?

at.MartinNYID
at.MartinNYID

The only one I could see as a career buster was Molly Ringwald - Pretty Woman...ouch!

 

Tom Selelck as INdiana? *puke*     Leonardo as Dirk...bigger things have happened.

blissbaby
blissbaby

I would have turned down The Matrix. Hate those movies.

SavannahMontgomery
SavannahMontgomery

Will Smith - best reply, I too think he would've fucked it up.

Tom Selleck...glad he (and his mustache) turned it down....wow, the movie-going public dodged a bullet there!

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