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 Roles turned down by Renee Zellweger:

13 Going On 30
Zelleweger was considered for the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Garner

Dazed and Confused
Renee Zellweger originally auditioned for a bigger part, but ended up as an extra.

Renee Zellwegger was offered the lead role, but producers turned her down because they wanted an unknownfor the part.
Actor who got the part: Amy Adams

The Eye
Renee Zellweger was announced as the star of the Tom Cruise-produced American version of the Asian thriller about the recipient of a cornea transplant who begins having violent "visions."
Actor who got the part: Jessica Alba

Fantastic Four
Zellweger was considered for the role of Susan Storm.
Actor who got the part: Jessica Alba

Fight Club
Director David Fincher explains on the DVD commentary that Renée Zellweger was offered the part, but turned it down because it was "just too dark".
Actor who got the part: Helena Bonham Carter

Renee Zellweger turned down the role of Audrey Timmonds.
Actor who got the part: Maria Pitillo

Jersey Girl
According to DVD commentary, producers were considering Renee and numerous actors for the role of Gertrude.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Lopez

Moulin Rouge
Renee was the director's second choice to play Satine after Nicole Kidman.
Actor who got the part: Nicole Kidman

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