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All That Jazz (1979)
 Who was considered for All That Jazz?

Alan Alda
Alan Alda and Gene Hackman were suggested for the lead role by Sydney Lumet.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Alan Bates
Was considered to play Joe Gideon, but was considered "too British".
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Warren Beatty
The actor flirted with the idea of playing the Bob Fosse-like choreographer.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Robert Blake
Robert Blake was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Richard Dreyfuss
The actor was cast by director Bob Fosse as the driven, womanizing, Fosse-like choreographer but withdrew from the dramatic musical just before production.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Elliott Gould
Was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Gene Hackman
Was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon was considered to play the lead role but they later decided he was too old.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider

Shirley MacLaine
Bob Fosse offered the role of Audrey Paris to MacLaine, who claims she gave Fosse the inspiration to make a movie about his experiences as a heart attack survivor. Some say MacLaine turned Fosse down because he couldn't meet her salary demands.
Actor who got the part: Leland Palmer

Paul Newman
According to his biography by Eric Lax, Paul Newman turn down the leading role in All That Jazz.

Jon Voight
Jon Voight read for the role of Joe Gideon but Bob Fosse had already recommended Roy Scheider for the part.
Actor who got the part: Roy Scheider



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