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Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Director Franco Zefferelli originally wanted Paul McCartney (The Beatles) for the part of Romeo. McCartney turned him down for two reasons. One, he didn't think he was good enough of an actor to take on Shakespeare and two, the Beatles were recording their classic album, "Sgt. Pepper" at the time of filming in 1967.
Actor who got the part: Leonard Whiting

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