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Can you match the fact to the movie that Marilyn Monroe lost out on?
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Marylin wanted lead role of Maggie the Cat but lost to Elizabeth Taylor.
Marylin was going to play Louisa May Foster in this movie but passed away, After a delay Shirley MacLaine took the role.
20th Century Fox wanted Marylin to play Lola-Lola in this remake, But Marylin declined and chose Some Like It Hot instead, So 20th Century Fox went with May Britt.
Marylin was set to play Lila Green but passed away, Role went to Joanne Woodward.
Marilyn wanted to play Nefer in this movie with Marlon Brando, But the studio boss put his mistress Bella Darvi in the role instead. Sidenote Marlon clashed with Darvi and quit.
Marylin refused to play Curly Flagg in this movie, Fox put her on suspension and hired Sheree North.
Marylin had the part of Holly Golightly but was advised not to play a call girl and was replaced by Audrey Hepburn.
Marylin wanted to play Miss Adelaide, But director Mankiewicz refused to work with her and hired Vivian Blaine.
Marylin was going to make this movie but passed away, It was not made until almost 50 years later with Jessica Alba as Joyce Lakeland.
Columbia wanted Marilyn to play Debby Marsh, Fox wanted too much money so they hired Gloria Grahame.
Marylin wanted the lead role but lost to Elizabeth Taylor again.
Billy Wilder wanted Marylin to play the lead role but she passed away, Role went to Shirley MacLaine.
Marylin refused the role of Angela Rossini saying it was rubbish, The role went to Sophia Loren.
Marylin left Fox because they wouldn't let her play the serious role of Grushenka in this movie, It went to Maria Schell.
Marylin turned down the role of The Reincarnated Charlie Sorel/Virginia Mason so Debbie Reynolds got it.
Playwright Tennessee Williams wanted Marilyn to play the lead character but she lost to Carroll Baker.
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