Declined the role of "Simone Clouseau" because she had recently remarried.
Janet Leigh wanted to co-star with daughter Jamie Lee Curtis in the dark comedy about a mother-daughter relationship based on the relationship of Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher.
The star was among the actresses considered to play "Nellie Forbush".
Did you know that Janet Leigh was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)