Was seriously considered by director Paul Schrader to play mysterious Paul Gallier.
Auditioned for a role in the Milos Forman-directed movie version of the stage musical phenomenon.
In the forward for the 1990 reissue of the epic novel, "The Stand" Stephen King said Springsteen would've been a perfect choice for the part of Larry Underwood based solely on his music videos.
Did you know that Bruce Springsteen was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)