Courteney Cox was considered for the lead role.
According to imdb, Courteney Cox auditioned for the role of Nancy Thompson.
Courtney Cox Arquette auditioned for the part of Buttercup according to "A Star is Found" by Janet Hirshenson and Jane Jenkins.
Courteney Cox was one of the finalist for the role of Elvira Hancock, along with Michelle Pfeiffer and Camryn Manheim.
Did you know that Courteney Cox was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)