Roles turned down by Kirsten Dunst:
Dunst auditioned for and almost got the role of Penny in Almost Famous.
Actor who got the part: Kate Hudson
Kirsten Dunst turned down the lead role of Angela (Mena Suvari).
Actor who got the part: Mena Suvari
Kirsten Dunst turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Chloe Sevigny
Kirsten Dunst auditioned for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Angelina Jolie
Kirsten Dunst turned down the lead because she didn't want to gain the weight.
Kirsten Dunst was originally set to star.
Although she was never officially cast, Kirsten Dunst was said to be the front runner to play Serena/Sailor Moon in a 1990's live action version of the popular Manga.
Actor who got the part: Film Was Never Made
Kirsten dropped out to do Elizabethtown instead. Replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard.
Did you know that Kirsten Dunst was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)