notstarring.com
Submit a New Entry >>  Bookmark and Share
notstarring.com
Find your favorite actors or movies:
Pretty Baby (1978)
 Who was considered for Pretty Baby?

Kim Basinger
Was offered the role of Regan McNeil, but turned the role down.
Actor who got the part: Linda Blair

Linda Blair
Linda Blair auditioned for the lead role, but turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Stockard Channing
Was considered for the role of Hattie, but backed out due to previous commitments.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Geena Davis
Geena Davis auditioned for the role of Violet, but director Louis Malle considered too old for that role, since she was 20 years old at the time of her audition (probably December of 1976), and Malle wanted people between ages 11 and 17.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Erik Estrada
Erik Estrada turned down the part of Bellocq due to scheduling conflicts with "Chips".
Actor who got the part: Keith Carradine

Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster was considered to play "Violet" for this movie, but withdrew, since she didn't want to be typecast as the young prostitute she played in "Taxi Driver".
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith turned down the lead role, since she didn't want to play a child prostitute.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn turned down the role of Hattie in order to play a part in "Foul Play" with Chevy Chase.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Anjelica Huston
Was considered for the role of Hattie.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

Anissa Jones
Annisa Jones was offered the role of Violet, but died before production began.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Jennifer Jason Leigh
Was running strong for the role of Violet, but producers wanted a young actress, Brooke Shields. Brooke Shields was relatively unknown until the controversy of the movie.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Kristy McNichol
Was considered for the role of Violet, but declined because she was already commited to the TV series "Family".
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields

Sylvester Stallone
Stallone turned down the role of Bellocq, because he was filming "FIST" at the time.
Actor who got the part: Keith Carradine

Meryl Streep
Was considered for the role of Hattie.
Actor who got the part: Susan Sarandon

John Travolta
Travolta turned down the role of Bellocq because he was commited to "Grease".
Actor who got the part: Keith Carradine

Debra Winger
Debra Winger seemed too old by director Louis Malle for the role of Violet, because the character was 12 years old and she was 21 years old when she did an audition for the part.
Actor who got the part: Brooke Shields



See more 1970s trivia









 Other Popular Movies:
- Pretty in Pink (4)
- Pretty Woman (25)
- Pride and Glory (3)
- Pride and Prejudice (1940) (1)
- Primal Fear (3)
- Primary Colors (2)
- Prime (1)
- The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (3)
- The Prince of Tides (4)
- The Princess Bride (11)
- The Princess Diaries (16)
- The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (4)
- The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1)
- The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (1)
- Private Parts (1)
- Prizzi's Honor (7)
- The Producers (1968) (3)
- The Producers (2005) (1)
- Proof (3)
- Proof of Life (2)
- Psycho (8)
- Psycho (1998) (1)
- Psycho II (2)
- PT 109 (1)
- The Public Enemy (2)
- Pulp Fiction (31)
- Pulse (1)
- The Pumpkin Eater (1)
- Punch-Drunk Love (1)
- The Punisher (2)