Casting Might-Have-Beens: A Film-by-Film Directory of Actors by Eila Mell

By Eila Mell

A few performing careers are made through one nice position and a few fall into obscurity while one is declined. might Al Pacino be the celebrity he's at the present time if Robert Redford had accredited the function of Michael Corleone in The Godfather? think Tom Hanks rejecting Uma Thurman, announcing that she acted like somebody in a highschool play while she auditioned to play contrary him in The Bonfire of the Vanities. photograph Danny Thomas because the Godfather, or Marilyn Monroe as Cleopatra. This reference paintings lists hundreds of thousands of such tales: actors who didn’t get forged or who grew to become down convinced components.
every one access, geared up alphabetically through movie name, offers the nature and actor solid, a listing of different actors thought of for that position, and the main points of the casting choice. details is drawn from large study and interviews. From About final Night (which John Belushi became down at his brother’s urging) to Zulu (in which Michael Caine was once no longer forged simply because he didn’t glance "Cockney" enough), this booklet allows you to think how assorted your favourite movies might have been.

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