Fitzgerald’s 1928: Hollywood’s First Choices

Hollywood Choices

Marlon Brando was offered the lead role in Lawrence of Arabia before Peter O’Toole.  Jack Nicholson turned down both the Brando and Martin Sheen parts in Apocalypse Now; Sheen was way down on a list of candidates that included Steve McQueen and Harvey Keitel. Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn were the original Thelma and Louise.  Barbra Streisand was an early choice for Sophie’s Choice,  which brought Streep an academy award.  

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