Hayek was considered for the role of Alicia Larde who is from El Salvador.
Was considered for the role of Giselle, but producers turned her down because her Chicano accent couldn't fit into the American character.
Salma Hayek was novel writer Clive Cussler's first choice to play Eva Rojas.
Salma Hayek was considerd for the lead role but didn't get it. She opted for the film Frida instead.
Did you know that Salma Hayek was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)