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 Roles turned down by Elijah Wood:

Almost Famous
Elijah Wood wanted the role of Bill.
Actor who got the part: Patrick Fugit

Elijah Wood was reportedly considered for the title role.

Into the Woods
Rob Reiner had cast wood as Jack (of Beanstalk fame) in a proposed screen version of Stephen Sondheim's witty stage hit musical.
Actor who got the part: Project Abandoned

Wood was originally cast as the titular Thumbsucker, but by the time funding was found he was 21 years old, and thus too old for the part.
Actor who got the part: Lou Taylor Pucci

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