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 Who was considered for A Star Is Born (1976)?

Marlon Brando
Barbra Streisand wanted him for her leading man.

Cher was attached to star before Jon Peters and Barbra Streisand took over.
Actor who got the part: Barbra Streisand

Mick Jagger
Barbra Streisand eliminated him because she didn't like the way they would photograph together.

Liza Minnelli
Liza declined this film when it was known as Rainbow Road.
Actor who got the part: Barbra Streisand

Elvis Presley
Elvis turned down the role of John Norman Howard.
Actor who got the part: Kris Kristofferson

Diana Ross
Diana Ross was shown script according to the book Barbra: The Way She Is.

Jerry Schatzberg
Schatzberg was attached as director but replaced by Frank Pierson.
Actor who got the part: Frank Pierson

Cybill Shepherd
Shepherd was one of a list of actresses considered for the role of Esther in this remake of the classic film.
Actor who got the part: Barbra Streisand

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