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Risky Business (1983)
 Who was considered for Risky Business?

Kevin Bacon
Bacon was originally considered for a part in this movie.

Kim Basinger
Turned down the lead role because she didn't like the script.
Actor who got the part: Rebecca De Mornay

Matthew Broderick
Broderick was considered for a part.

Nicolas Cage
Was turned down for the role Joel.
Actor who got the part: Tom Cruise

John Cusack
Cusack was considered for a part according to VH1's "Behind the Movie" documentary.

Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox was considered for a part.

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks auditioned for the role of Joel.
Actor who got the part: Tom Cruise

Timothy Hutton
Was considered for the role of Joel.
Actor who got the part: Tom Cruise

Diane Lane
In the DVD commentary, Lane says that Tom Cruise got the script for the film while shooting "The Outsiders" and had asked Lane to audition for the role of Lana. Her father later told the producers there was "no way his daughter was playing a hooker.
Actor who got the part: Rebecca De Mornay

Demi Moore
Was considered for the part of Lana.

Sean Penn
According to a VH1 "Behind the Movie" documentary, Penn was one of the actors who were considered for a role in this movie.

Meg Ryan
Was considered for the part of Lana.

Sharon Stone
Early in her career, Stone was reportedly considered for the role of Lara.

Debra Winger
Turned down the role of Lana.
Actor who got the part: Rebecca De Mornay



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