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Pulp Fiction (1994)
 Who was considered for Pulp Fiction?

Jennifer Aniston
According to Quentin Tarantino, Jennifer Aniston narrowly missed out on the role of Mia Wallace to Uma Thurman. Aniston herself had no chance; she would star on "Friends" or in "Pulp Fiction".
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Rosanna Arquette
Originally auditioned for the part of Mia but ended up playing Jody instead.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale auditioned for the role of Mia Wallace, but Tarantino turned her down because she was too young.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Paul Calderon
According to wikipedia, Paul Calderon was considered to play Jules.

Kurt Cobain
According to NME's 'Nevermind 15th Anniversary' Issue, Cobain and Love were originally offered the part of Lance the dealer and his wife.

Joan Cusack
According to wikipedia, Joan Cusack was considered to play Mia.

Geena Davis
Geena Davis was considered for the role of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis was considered for the role of Vincent Vega.
Actor who got the part: John Travolta

Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve was in consideration for the role of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Laura Dern
Laura Dern was considered for the role of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Matt Dillon
Tarantino reportedly wrote the part of "Butch" for Matt Dillon but the studio feared that the movie should have at least one bankable name on the cast (Travolta was still in a slump) so Tarantino gave the part to Bruce Willis.
Actor who got the part: Bruce Willis

Bridget Fonda
Bridget Fonda was considered for the role of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Pam Grier
Pam Grier auditioned to play Lance's wife. Tarantino did not choose her because he could not envision Grier as a timid character.
Actor who got the part: Rosanna Arquette

Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith was considered to play Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Sid Haig
Sid Haig was originally asked to play Marsellus Wallace, but declined.
Actor who got the part: Ving Rhames

Daryl Hannah
According to wikipedia, Daryl Hannah was considered to play Mia.

Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter was considered for the part of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Christopher Jones
The charismatic and turbulent James Dean lookalike star of the cult hit "Wild in the Streets" and David Lean's prestigious "Ryan's Daughter" reportedly turned down the role of "Zed."
Actor who got the part: Peter Greene

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
According to her manager, Julia Louis-Dreyfus turned down the role that later went to Uma Thurman in "Pulp Fiction". This is due to her commitment to "Seinfeld".
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Courtney Love
According to NME's 'Nevermind 15th Anniversary' Issue, Cobain and Love were originally offered the part of Lance the dealer and his wife.

Kelly Lynch
Kelly Lynch was considered for the role of Mia Wallace.

Michael Madsen
The role of Vincent Vega was actually written for Madsen. Madsen played "Vic Vega" in Reservoir Dogs and it is rumored that the same character was supposed to be in Pulp Ficiton too until Madsen declined and the role was changed to "Vincent."
Actor who got the part: John Travolta

Michelle Pfeiffer
Pfeiffer was strongly considered to play Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Rossellini was considered to play Mia.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke was given the oppurtunity to play "Butch" in Pulp Fiction, but turned it down to continue his boxing career.
Actor who got the part: Bruce Willis

Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan was considered for the role of Mia.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Christian Slater
According to wikipedia, Christian Slater was considered to play Pumpkin.

Helen Slater
Helen Slater was considered for the role of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone was considered for a role - either Butch or Vincent.

Uma Thurman
Director Quentin Tarantino originally had Uma in mind to play Honey Bunny, but decided she was better suited to play Mia Wallace after their first meeting.
Actor who got the part: Amanda Plummer

Debra Winger
Debra Winger was considered by Quentin Tarantino for the part of Jody.
Actor who got the part: Rosanna Arquette



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