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Ghost (2010)
 Who was considered for Ghost?

Kevin Bacon
Was Considered For The Role Of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Alec Baldwin
Was Considered For The Role Of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Kim Basinger
Turned down the role of Molly Jensen.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage was mentioned as the star of Roman Polanski's movie based on Robert Harris' political novel about a ghostwriter.
Actor who got the part: Ewan McGregor

Tom Cruise
Was Considered For The Role Of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Geena Davis
Was reportedly offered the role of Molly but dropped out to do "Thelma & Louise".
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Harrison Ford
Was considered for the role of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson was up for the role of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Tom Hanks
Was Considered For The Role Of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Paul Hogan
Paul Hogan turned down the lead role of Sam.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Helen Hunt
Was considered for the role of Molly Jensen.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Nicole Kidman
Kidman auditioned for the role of Molly.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle auditioned for the part of Oda Mae Brown but the part went to Whoopi.
Actor who got the part: Whoopi Goldberg

Jennifer Jason Leigh
There's a longstanding rumor that Jennifer Jason Leigh won the part of Molly Jensen in "Ghost" and Demi Moore won the part in "Miami Blues". When Moore refused to star in the other film, both actresses switched parts.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell refused roles with sexual overtones like the one Demi Moore played.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Madonna
Turned down the role of Molly Jensen, due to scheduling conflicts.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Ken Olin
Olin was considered for the role of Carl Bruner but committment to his TV show "Thirty Something" prevented him from accepting the part.
Actor who got the part: Tony Goldwyn

Molly Ringwald
Ringwald auditioned for, but turned down the lead role in GHOST (1990). The role went to Demi Moore.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan was supposedly considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Mary Steenburgen
Auditioned for the role of Molly, but turned down the part because she thought it was "silly".
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Tilda Swinton
The Oscar winner was announced to play the wife of the Tony Blair-esque politician in director Roman Polanski's drama.
Actor who got the part: Olivia Williams

Kathleen Turner
Turned down the role of Molly Jensen, fearing the movie would be a flop.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore

Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis turned down the lead role of Sam Wheat.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Swayze

Debra Winger
Winger reportedly turned down the role of Molly Jensen.
Actor who got the part: Demi Moore



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