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Scarface (1983)
 Who was considered for Scarface?

Isabelle Adjani
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Karen Allen
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Nancy Allen
Nancy Allen was also considered for the role of Elvira, but Brian De Palma turned her down after the box office failure of "Blow Out".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Lucie Arnaz
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Blanche Baker
Blanche Baker auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Priscilla Barnes
Priscilla Barnes auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Sandra Bernhard
Sandra Bernhard auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Colleen Camp
Considered for the role of Elvira Montana.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Kate Capshaw
Auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Joanna Cassidy
Joanna Cassidy was offered the part of "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Glenn Close
Producer Martin Bregman, in the book 'Scarface Nation', reveals that Close was the original chose for the role of Elvira, but he was dissastifed because he thought she would be "only half a hooker".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox was one of the finalist for the role of Elvira Hancock, along with Michelle Pfeiffer and Camryn Manheim.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Lindsay Crouse
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Jamie Lee Curtis
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Beverly D'Angelo
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Dana Delany
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Susan Dey
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Carrie Fisher
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster turned down the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Tess Harper
Tess Harper was considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Goldie Hawn
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Marg Helgenberger
Marg Helgenberger auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Marilu Henner
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Leann Hunley
Leann Hunley auditioned to play Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Amy Irving
Amy Irving auditioned to play Elvira.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Margot Kidder
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Jessica Lange
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Lorna Luft
Screen tested for the role of "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet signed on at one point to direct but left the project because he didn't agree with all the aspects of Oliver Stone's script.
Actor who got the part: Brian De Palma

Camryn Manheim
According to Michelle Pfeiffer, the three finalists for the role of "Elvira Hancock" were herself, Camryn Manheim and Courteney Cox.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Laraine Newman
Laraine Newman (of SNL fame) auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos turned down a role in Scarface.

Annie Potts
Tested for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Kathleen Quinlan
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Deborah Raffin
Deborah Raffin screen tested for the role of the sexy wife, "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Theresa Russell
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Brooke Shields
Brooke Shields was offered the role of Elvira Hancock, in a private interview with lead actor Al Pacino. However, her mother Teri Shields made her offer turned down, and Brooke starred in the lackluster movie "Sahara."
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Sharon Stone
Auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

John Travolta
John Travolta turned down the role of Manolo Ray.
Actor who got the part: Steven Bauer

Janine Turner
Janine Turner auditioned for the role of "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Sela Ward
Sela Ward auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

JoBeth Williams
JoBeth Williams auditioned to play "Elvira Hancock".
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Debra Winger
Considered for the role of Elvira Hancock.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer

Stephanie Zimbalist
According to Brian De Palma, Stephanie Zimbalist narrowly misssed out on the role of Elvira to Michelle Pfeiffer.
Actor who got the part: Michelle Pfeiffer



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