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 Roles turned down by Brittany Murphy:

25th Hour
Brittany Murphy backed out of the role of Mary D'Annunzio.
Actor who got the part: Anna Paquin

Almost Famous
Tested for the role of Penny Lane.
Actor who got the part: Kate Hudson

A Beautiful Mind
Brittany Murphy was beat out for the role of Alicia by Jennifer Connelly.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Connelly

When Spike Lee was attached to direct RENT, he tested Brittany Murphy for the role of Mimi. He left the project before it was ever cast. When Chris Columbus signed to direct as a feature film, he recruited the original Broadway stars (with the exception of Daphne Rubin-Vega who was pregnant, and Fredi Walker who agreed herself she had aged too much).
Actor who got the part: Rosario Dawson

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