Roles turned down by Catherine Deneuve:
Sharon Stone reportedly wanted Catherine Deneuve to star alongside her at one point.
Actor who got the part: Charlotte Rampling
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
Deneuve auditioned for the lead role of Francesca Johnson.
Actor who got the part: Meryl Streep
Deneuve was originally cast as Caterine Vauban, but dropped out.
Actor who got the part: Isabelle Huppert
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
Catherine Deneuve was in consideration for the role of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman
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
Did you know that Catherine Deneuve was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)