Movie Roles That Cher Turned Down

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cherspiceboy
Joined: 13 Feb 2004, 05:01

03 Feb 2007, 06:58 #1

Roles turned down by Cher:





The Addams Family



Cher was overly picky after a few lacklustre films and didn't trust her better judgment on the offer to play Morticia!

Actor who got the part: Anjelica Huston





Bonnie and Clyde



Much to Sonny's displeasure, Cher auditioned for the role of Bonnie Parker.

Actor who got the part: Faye Dunaway





Crimes of Passion



Cher was reportedly considered for the dual role of Joanna Crane/China Blue in Ken Russell's romantic thriller.

Actor who got the part: Kathleen Turner





The Enchanted Cottage



In 2001 Cher had plans to direct and star in a remake of the 1945 John Cromwell film, hoping to play opposite Brendan Fraser, but the film never happened.

Actor who got the part: Film Not Made





The Fortune



When Bette Midler was dropped from the Jack Nicholson-Warren Beatty comedy, Cher auditioned but was turned down.

Actor who got the part: Stockard Channing





The Grifters



Cher was considered for the role of Lilly Dillon.

Actor who got the part: Anjelica Huston





Heartbreakers



Cher was set to star in the Breakers, which eventually became Heartbreakers, starring Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt.





Into the Woods



Was set to play the Witch in Rob Reiner's movie version of Stephen Sondheim's witty musical.

Actor who got the part: Project Abandoned





A Star Is Born (1976)



Cher was attached to star before Jon Peters and Barbra Streisand took over.

Actor who got the part: Barbra Streisand





Thelma and Louise



Cher turned down an offer to star in Thelma & Louise.





The War of the Roses



Cher was originally offered the role that eventually went to Kathleen Turner.

Actor who got the part: Kathleen Turner











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chantie79
Joined: 25 Dec 2006, 05:05

03 Feb 2007, 09:19 #2

thanks, this is interesting! i thought she wanted, but didn't get the part of morticia adams... so now i wonder which i information is correct, i don't remember where i read it.Image
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iheartcher
Joined: 19 Aug 2006, 02:49

03 Feb 2007, 23:59 #3

Ya, I thought that Cher really wanted to be Morticia.Image
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MrMusic11
Joined: 23 Jun 2004, 04:32

04 Feb 2007, 01:38 #4

Thanks for the info - I've never seen that list before. I think Cher would have been great in Thelma and LouiseImage Image
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1byone
Joined: 21 May 2004, 02:53

04 Feb 2007, 02:01 #5

The War of the Roses



Cher was originally offered the role that eventually went to Kathleen Turner.

Actor who got the part: Kathleen Turner



Wow, one of my favourite movies. Would have been so different if she would have accepted the role.Joe



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Matthew69
Joined: 11 Oct 2005, 15:49

04 Feb 2007, 08:50 #6

War of the Roses is a great movie and Cher would've rocked it!



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iheartcher
Joined: 19 Aug 2006, 02:49

04 Feb 2007, 08:56 #7

Quote:
I think Cher would have been great in Thelma and Louise


Although i think she would've been great in that movie i'm sooo glad she turned it down. I'm still traumatized after seeing 'If These Walls Could Talk' i don't think i could see Cher being raped/shooting someone, however its a great movie!
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iluvcher2
Joined: 10 Mar 2005, 10:12

04 Feb 2007, 09:47 #8

Thanks for the info! That is alot of films;I knew about the AAdam's faimly film but not about the othersImage









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Nina Cher
Joined: 07 Jul 2006, 05:19

04 Feb 2007, 13:32 #9

I know Cher was so thrilled about The Enchanted Cottage so I never realised why it didn't happenImage I think she'd be great in it, maybe she'll still make it,you never knowImage Image



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Matthew69
Joined: 11 Oct 2005, 15:49

04 Feb 2007, 14:24 #10

I have heard about enchanted cottage, but don't actually know the plot. Does anyone want to enlighten me? Pretty please....Image Image
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