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 Roles turned down by Susan Sarandon:

Batman Returns
Sarandon was very interested in the prospect of playing "Catwoman."
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Benny & Joon
Susan Sarandon was considered for the role of Joon, but they later decided she was too old.
Actor who got the part: Mary Stuart Masterson

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

Exit to Eden
The role of Lisa Emerson was offered to her, but she turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Dana Delany

Fearless
Susan Sarandon was considered for the role of Laura Klein, but producers feared that she would be very expensive.
Actor who got the part: Isabella Rossellini

The Girl in The Park
Susan Sarandon was originally cast in The Girl in The Park but dropped out.
Actor who got the part: Sigourney Weaver

Kramer Vs. Kramer
Susan Sarandon was up for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Meryl Streep

Poltergeist
Turned down the role of the mother.
Actor who got the part: JoBeth Williams

The Portrait of a Lady
Susan Sarandon was originally cast as Madame Merle.
Actor who got the part: Barbara Hershey

Prayers for Bobby
Sarandon originally pitched this film to NBC in the 90s.
Actor who got the part: Sigourney Weaver

The Princess Diaries
Was strongly considered for the role of Clarisse.
Actor who got the part: Julie Andrews

Rocky
Susan Sarandon tested for the role of Adrian.
Actor who got the part: Talia Shire

Serial Mom
Susan Sarandon was first choice to play the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Kathleen Turner

Shock Treatment
Susan Sarandon turned down the chance to reprise the role of Janet Weiss due to salary.
Actor who got the part: Jessica Harper

The Stepford Wives (1975)
Was considered for the role of Joanna.
Actor who got the part: Katharine Ross

To Die For
Susan Sarandon was originally cast in the role of Nicole Kidman's character's mother.
Actor who got the part: Holland Taylor

The Witches of Eastwick
Was supposed to play Alex, but at the last minute, that role was given to Cher, and Sarandon play the role of the cellist.
Actor who got the part: Cher






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