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 Roles turned down by Catherine Deneuve:

Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction
Sharon Stone reportedly wanted Catherine Deneuve to star alongside her at one point.
Actor who got the part: Charlotte Rampling

Bobby Deerfield
Very much wanted the role of "Lillian Morelli" opposite Al Pacino, who played a doomed American race car driver.
Actor who got the part: Marthe Keller

The Bridges of Madison County
Deneuve auditioned for the lead role of Francesca Johnson.
Actor who got the part: Meryl Streep

I Heart Huckabees
Deneuve was originally cast as Caterine Vauban, but dropped out.
Actor who got the part: Isabelle Huppert

On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Peter Hunt wanted her to play Tracy opposite George Lazenby after Brigitte Bardot was unavailable. She turned it down!
Actor who got the part: Diana Rigg

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

Short Night
Alfred Hitchcock's long-in-development project might have starred Deneuve as the wife of a spy who escapes from a London prison.
Actor who got the part: Film Was Never Made, Hitchcock Died

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