Roles turned down by Jessica Alba:
Jessica Alba was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Tara Reid
Alba was orginally set to play the role of Katarin but dropped out because she felt the film was too brutal.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Rodriguez
The sexy "Dark Angel" star is said to have auditioned for the role of Elektra which ultimately went to Jennifer Garner.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Garner
Jessica Alba auditioned for a part in the Faculty. Assumed to be the Jordana Brewster character, but that wasn’t stated. There she met Robert Rodriguez, and that lead to her getting an audition for the part of Nancy in Sin City. Which she got.
Mentioned as one of the young beauties considered for the movie.
Actor who got the part: Keri Russell
Jessica Alba was considered for the role of Elizabeth.
Actor who got the part: Keira Knightley
Did you know that Jessica Alba was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)