For many it was funny that they almost lost their papers because of their physique, for others not so much… These celebrities told their anecdotes.
It is often said that acting is a career for few, in addition to misunderstanding that roles in films and series are only reserved for physically attractive people. Today we bring you the cases of some celebrities considered too good to play a role. We can’t imagine how Jennifer Lawrence was told no by Andrew Garfield!
how do you hear it, there was no place for these beauties and for other artists because of their physiquewhich in some cases did not help them achieve their goal.
The Pride and Prejudice protagonist almost didn’t get the role of Elizabeth Bennet because of her beauty, and the actress says director Joe Wright initially considered her too pretty for the lead role. : “Then I met and was like, ‘Oh no, you’re fine!’ Said Knightley.
It’s no secret that Hugh Grant’s face was almost sculpted by the gods. This situation has worked in his favor on many occasions, but not for Four Weddings and a Funeral: “Richard Curtis, after the audition, did everything to prevent me from getting the role,” Grant said. an average personality, and I think I had a pretty ‘cocky’ look,” he said.
Impossible to imagine the television series Shameless without Emmy Rossum, but it could be possible thanks to his image: “They didn’t want to see me; not even [me dejaron] audition,” Rossum said. “They thought my image was too glamorous, that I couldn’t not be beautiful,” said the actress who clung to the role of the Gallagher’s eldest daughter.
The character of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games is known for the face of Jennifer Lawrence. This main role gave the actress international fame, but what few people know is that she was far from not landing the role: “They refused me, then they moved the casting to New York,” Jennifer said. “I took the night flight to audition the next day in New York.” “So that always helps. Plane flight. Don’t shower. No makeup. At the end, they were like, ‘Oh, you’re right. She’s not pretty,'” he joked.
“The original intention wasn’t to hire someone that attractive,” Gillian Anderson shared of the role Jamie Dornan luckily got in the TV series The Fall. “It had nothing to do with her beauty, although in the process we realized how much it would affect the viewer psychologically,” “There was something intriguing about it, definitely,” Anderson explained. .
Like Tom Cruise, James McAvoy was not favored by his size when it comes to landing a project: “As I am a short man (1.70 m), I have sometimes been told that I I’m too small for a role,” the actor confessed to The Telegraph. This has caused McAvoy to question his physique, to the point of thinking he’s not “handsome enough to play a character.”
It’s inconceivable that Priyanka Chopra was told she had the ‘wrong physique’ for a character, as you hear it, that’s what one of the actress’ agents was told once per castings. It also had an impact on Chopra, as she wondered if she should be slimmer or do something to change her appearance: “Do I need to get in shape? Do I need to have abs ?” said the actress. One thing her agents concluded was that they meant “they wanted someone who wasn’t brown,” Priyanka confessed to InStyle, saying this situation had affected her for a while.
What problems can the protagonist of Superman have in the cinematographic medium? It’s a question that many would have answered with “none”, but it’s not like that…Henry Cavill couldn’t be James Bond in the movie ‘Casino Royale for his physicality, his muscles were the cause of not matching the character. Who could have said that!
When it’s not your destiny, there’s no human power to make things happen… That’s what happened to Andrew Garfield, the protagonist of one of the Spider-Man episodes when he fought for the role of Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia, the same one that was awarded to Ben Barnes.
The unique beauty of Mila Kunis was not acceptable for certain film roles or for the French firm Dior. The latter dismissed her for not having an acceptable image in the specifications that the company had. It was almost impossible to think that Jennifer Lawrence, Henry Cavill or Andrew Garfield and other celebrities could have a problem with their physique for being too attractive.