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Anjelica Huston
 Roles turned down by Anjelica Huston:

1492: Conquest of Paradise
Anjelica Huston was breifly considered for the role of Queen Isabella because Weaver had Alien3 scheduling conflicts.
Actor who got the part: Sigourney Weaver

Backdraft
According to his agent, Anjelica Huston was offered the role of Jennifer; however, she was very busy doing "The Addams Family".
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Jason Leigh

Blue Velvet
Considered for the role of Dorothy.
Actor who got the part: Isabella Rossellini

The Bridges of Madison County
Anjelica Huston was reportedly considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Meryl Streep

Chicago
Anjelica Huston was considered to play Mama Morton.
Actor who got the part: Queen Latifah

Enchanted
Auditioned to play "Narisa".
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Fatal Attraction
Was considered for the role of Alex.
Actor who got the part: Glenn Close

The Fortune
Director Mike Nichols and Jack Nicholson (Huston's then boyfriend)considered her for the role of Freddie Biggars and asked to do audition. Huston refused.
Actor who got the part: Stockard Channing

The Gerry Conlon Story
In 1993 Anjelica Huston was attached to star in Jim Sheridan's "The Gerry Conlon Story."
Actor who got the part: NEVER MADE

Heartbreakers
ANJELICA HUSTON and ALICIA SILVERSTONE were originally cast in the film.

Marvin's Room
ANJELICA HUSTON was considered for the role of Bessie Greenfield played by Diane Keaton.
Actor who got the part: Diane Keaton

Million Dollar Baby
Anjelica Huston wanted to direct the movie. When producer Albert S. Ruddy acquired the "Rope Burns" rights she was busy on another project and Clint Eastwood took the director's chair.
Actor who got the part: Clint Eastwood

Misery
Anjelica Huston turned down Annie Wilkes part.
Actor who got the part: Kathy Bates

The Piano
Huston was one of many actresses considered for the Holly Hunter role.
Actor who got the part: Holly Hunter

Pretty Baby
Was considered for the role of Hattie.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

The Remains of the Day
Turned down the part of the housekeeper.

Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Anjelica Huston has stated that she was "desperate" to read for Zeffirelli's film, but her father had her cast in 'A Walk with Life and Death' instead.
Actor who got the part: Olivia Hussey

The Royal Tenenbaums
Huston originally turned down the role of Etheline Tenenbaum until director Wes Anderson added some additional scenes with her character.
Actor who got the part: Anjelica Huston

Shadowboxer
Anjelica Huston was considered for the role of Rose.
Actor who got the part: Helen Mirren

Splash
Was reportedly offered the lead role but unwisely turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Daryl Hannah

The Stepford Wives
Anjelica Huston screen tested for the lead role, which went to Katharine Ross.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross

Taxi Driver
Auditioned to play "Betsy".
Actor who got the part: Cybill Shepherd

The Witches of Eastwick
Anjelica Huston auditioned for the role of Alexandra Medford but Cher won the part.
Actor who got the part: Cher






Did you know that Anjelica Huston was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
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» The Grifters
» The Postman Always Rings Twice
» Prizzi's Honor
» The Royal Tenenbaums






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