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Mick Jagger auditioned to play Antonio Salieri.
Actor who got the part: F. Murray Abraham

When the film version was originally conceived in the '70s, Mick was set to play Billy.
Actor who got the part: Richard Gere

A Clockwork Orange
Before Kubrick took over, Jagger & the Rolling Stones were considered to play the group of delinquents.
Actor who got the part: Malcolm McDowell

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was written with Mick Jagger and David Bowie in mind - after appearing together in the "Dancing in the Street" video.
Actor who got the part: Steve Martin

Cast as Fitzcarraldo's sidekick, Werner Herzog shot around an hour's worth of film of Jagger and Jason Robards (as Fitzcarraldo) before Robards became ill and Jagger had to quit because of tour schedule. Clips of this footage can be seen in the film "Burden of Dreams."
Actor who got the part: Part Was Written Out Of The Film

Muppet Treasure Island
Mick Jagger was reportedly considered for the role of Long John Silver.
Actor who got the part: Tim Curry

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Mick Jagger wanted to play Dr. Frank N Furter.
Actor who got the part: Tim Curry

A Star Is Born (1976)
Barbra Streisand eliminated him because she didn't like the way they would photograph together.

Did you know that Mick Jagger was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)
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