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Not Starring Click II: The Singers
Can you pick the movie these singers could have starred in when given a fact about it?
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Not Starring Click I: Marilyn Monroe
Elvis lost the role of Chance Wayne to Paul Newman because Colonel Parker said the role was to 'shady'.
Bette Midler lost the role of Susan to Madonna.
Gwen Stefani lost the role of Jane to Angelina Jolie.
Janet Jackson lost the role of Krystal to Mariah Carey.
Patti LaBelle turned down the role of Rachel Marron it went to Whitney Houston.
The Rolling Stones were going to play the bad guys but Kubrick chose to use Malcolm McDowell and others.
Aaliyah was considered too young to play Alex Munday, So Lucy Liu was hired.
Britney Spears auditioned to play Dawn Campbell but lost it to Naomi Watts.
John Denver turned down the role of Zac Mayo because he didn't like the script, The part went to Richard Gere.
Ethel Merman lost the role of Rose Hovick to Rosalind Russell when director recieved pressure to hire a well known actress.
Olivia Newton-John lost the role of Sally to Nancy Allen.
Christina Aguilera was going to play Alison Scott but droped out to promote her new album, Katherine Heigl got the part.
Rosemary Clooney lost the role of Sarah Brown to Jean Simmons.
Ozzy was going to play The Green Fairy but the role was changed to female and went to Kylie Minogue.
Frank Sinatra lost the role of Willie Gingrich because Jack Lemmon wanted Walter Matthau instead.
Janis Joplin wanted to play Palm Apodaca, But it went to Helena Kalliaiotes.
John Lennon was originally intended to play Prof. Falkin but pased away, Role went to John Wood.
Ryan Adams said he was too busy to play Georgia, So the role went to Jack White.
Meat Loaf was second choice to play Bluto if Belushi had said no..
Yo-Landi Vi$$er lost the role of Lisbeth Salander to Rooney Mara.
Mos Def lost the role of Mikey to Cuba Gooding Jr.
Jerry Jeff Walker was passed over for the role of Tom Frank for Keith Carradine because director Altman didn't want real singers in his movie.
Kelly Osbourne quit as Maddie and was replaced by Christina Vidal.
Elton John was considered for the lead role but it went to Christopher Reeve.
Fantasia lost the role of Effie White to Jennifer Hudson.
Paul Simon was set to star in this Alan Arkin war movie but his role was cut.
Jimmy Buffet was offered a role as a pirate in this movie but declined.
Marilyn Manson lost the role of Willy Wonka to Johnny Depp.
Marie Osmond lost the role of Sandy to Olivia Newton-John.
Paula Abdul lost the role of Miss Stone to Halle Berry.
Ludacris lost the role of Eddie Bunker to Mos Def.
Pat Benatar lost the role of Stephanie Zinone to Michelle Pfeiffer.
Leslie Uggams lost the role of Vivian Thurlow to Diahann Carroll.
LL Cool J was up for the title role but lost to Wesley Snipes
Nancy Sinatra turned down the role of Sugar Kane because the movie spoofed Frank Jr's kidnapping, Linda Evans took it.
Mandy Moore lost the role of Daisy Duke to Jessica Simpson.
Pearl Bailey lost the role of Annie Johnson because the producer didn't want a big star so Juanita Moore was hired.
Reba McEntire was set to play Molly Brown but dropped out due to schedule conflicts, So Kathy Bates took over
June Carter lost the role of Carol Garth Baldwin to Lee Remick.
Paul McCartney turned down the lead role because he was working on Sgt. Peppers album, Role went to Leonard Whiting.
Cyndi Lauper turned down the role of Audrey to focus on music, Ellen Greene got the part.
Tina Turner lost the role of Shug Avery to Margaret Avery.
Barbara Streisand turned down the lead role because she felt she was too young, Ellen Burstyn got the part.
Bing Crosby was to play Sky Masterson, But Marlon Brando took over the role.
Kris Kristofferson tested for this lead role but Christopher Reeve got it.
Kurt Cobain turned down the role of Lance the Dealer. It went to Eric Stoltz
Madonna was asked to play Claire but said no because of the nudity, Role went to Ellen Barkin.
Petula Clark said the script was tacky and daft, So Carol Lynley played Nonnie.
Courtney Love turned down the role of Madison Lee, Demi Moore got the part.
Dinah Shore lost the role of Anna to Deborah Kerr.
Liza Minnelli lost the role of Lois Lane to Margot Kidder.
Levi Stubbs lost the role of Louis McKay to Billy Dee Williams because he was on tour with The Four Tops.
Justin Timberlake turned down the role of Lon Hammond saying it required a 'movie star' it went to James Marsden.
Cher passed on playing Morticia and Anjelica Houston took it.
Bob Dylan was 1st choice to play title role but producer Warren Beatty took the role for himself.
Queen Latifah lost the role of Leticia Musgrove to Halle Berry.
Tex Ritter lost the role of Sam The Lion to Ben Johnson.
Dolly Parton was offered $7 million to do the role of Selena but declined saying she couldn't play a witch, So Faye Dunaway got it.
Beyonce wanted the role of Mama Morton but lost to Queen Latifah.
Michael Stipe lost the role of John Doe to Kevin Spacey.
Jerry Reed had the lead role but took another after Burt Reynolds joined the cast.
Jessica Simpson lost the role of Nancy Callahan to Jessica Alba.
Neil Diamond said no to playing Lenny Bruce, part went to Dustin Hoffman.
Sammy Davis Jr was Tim Burton's 1st choice to play the title character but studio execs said no. Michael Keaton got it.
Bobby Darin passed on the role of Tony, So Richard Beymer got it.
Dean Martin was considered for the role of Jerry Langford but lost to Jerry Lewis.
Diana Ross turned down the role of Alexandra because she didn't want to be part of a group of women, So Cher took it.
Eminem lost the role of Wesley Gibson to James McAvoy.
Barbara Mandrell lost the role of Mona Stangley to Dolly Parton.
Keith Richards was to play Captain Teague in this movie but was on tour. Sidenote he did appear in the next two movies.
Fergie lost the role of Stevie Wayne to Selma Blair.
Sting lost the role of Edward Lewis to Richard Gere.
Prince lost the role of Ruby Rhod to Chris Tucker.
Bay City Rollers were to play the band in this movie but lost to Sparks.
Faith Hill had the part of Julie Moore but left filming and was replaced by Madeleine Stowe.
Jennifer Lopez lost the title role to Angelina Jolie.
Tupac had the role of Malik Williams but dropped out due to jail time, He was replaced by Omar Epps.
Sonny Bono was offered role of Steve Grayson but declined, Elvis Presley got it.
Crystal Gayle lost the role of Mona Stangley to Dolly Parton.
Debroah Harry lost the role of Pris to Daryl Hannah.
Shakira lost the role of Mimi to Rosario Dawson.
Jon Bon Jovi was offered role of Ren McCormack but declined because his band was just starting to break out, role went to Kevin Bacon.
Gene Simmons had the script and wanted to play John Matrix, He was told the movie was no good. It got made with Arnold Schwartzenegger.
Vanity turned down starring role because of topless scene, Part went to Apollonia.
Whitney Houston had the role of Leticia Musgrove but didn't want to do nudity, So part went to Halle Berry.
Lena Horne wanted the role of Julie LaVerne but it went to Ava Gardner.
Billy Idol was going to play Jim Morrison but had a motorcycle wreck and part went to Val Kilmer.
Tori Amos lost the role of Beverly Switzler to Lea Thompson.
Will Smith lost the role of Commander Dunne to Gary Sinise because he wanted to much money.
Grace Slick turned down the role of Rita Nebraska, So Lauren Hutton took it.
Usher lost the role of C.C. White to Keith Robinson.
Ice Cube turned down the role of Bubba because he didn't want to appear 'stupid', Mykelti Williamson took the part.
Mick Jagger lost the role of Dr. Frank N Furter to Tim Curry.
Brandy declined the role of Zee because of pregnancy, Role went to Nona Gaye.
Lenny Kravitz lost the role of Ruby Rhod to Chris Tucker.
Alan, Jay, Merrill, & Wayne Osmond auditioned to play the Von Trapp kids but lost the parts.
Barry Manilow was considered for the role of Ted Striker but lost to Robert Hayes.
Alicia Keys lost the role of Naturelle Riviera to Rosario Dawson.
Willie Nelson lost the role of Ed Earl Dodd to Burt Reynolds.
Bruce Springsteen auditioned to play George Berger but the role went to Treat Williams.
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