Scarlett Johansson Lost Out on Roles in These 3 Popular Movies

by Jeremy Spirogis
Scarlett Johansson at the premiere of

It’s laborious to think about any casting director turning down Scarlett Johansson seeing as she’s one of the bankable stars in Hollywood. A significant star, she too experiences rejection.

Scarlett Johansson at the premiere of 'Jojo Rabbit'
Scarlett Johansson on the premiere of Jojo Rabbit | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Keep studying to seek out out which roles in well-liked motion pictures Johansson’s missed out on. 

She tried out for the twin position of Hallie and Annie in ‘The Parent Trap’

Someone else taking part in Hallie and Annie in The Parent Trap? It’s laborious to think about however many different actors tried out for the half earlier than Lindsay Lohan booked the job. Johansson auditioned to play the lengthy misplaced sisters, based on E! News.

Today, Disney’s 1998 model of The Parent Trap is beloved. From famed rom-com director Nancy Meyers, the movie stars Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, and a younger Lohan. 

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It marked Lohan’s first film position — discuss an introduction to movie — and options her taking part in lengthy misplaced twins Hallie Parker and Annie James. It stays one among her most recognizable roles greater than 20 years later. 

Scarlett Johansson didn’t get the position of Judy in ‘Jumanji’ 

Another massive ‘90s film is Jumanji. And it simply so occurs to be one other one which Johansson missed out on. She auditioned for the position of Judy, a woman who begins taking part in a mysterious board sport together with her brother.

Ultimately, Johansson misplaced out on the position of Judy to Kirsten Dunst who stars within the movie with Robin Williams and Bonnie Hunt.

She missed out on ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’

Based on the best-selling novel, Rooney Mara’s flip in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo grew to become a field workplace success. Trying out for the position Johansson supposedly obtained suggestions that she was too fairly.

In a 2017 radio interview on The Howard Stern Show, Johansson addressed the rumor. She defined what actually occurred saying it needed to do with the movie’s director, David Fincher

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“Well, that’s not exactly how it went,” she mentioned, noting that it had nothing to do together with her appears. “What happened was, I remember having conversations with [director David] Fincher and he said, ‘You have to look like you’re totally uncaring of yourself, deprived … you’re fragile.’ I said, ‘I will, I can be this person!’ And he said ‘No, you can’t.”

In the identical interview, Johansson revealed “at some point” she watches the flicks that would’ve been, calling out Jumanji and The Parent Trap by identify. 

“I noticed Jumanji,” she mentioned. “I liked it. I wasn’t bitter enough then, now I’m bitter.”

As for The Parent Trap, Johansson mentioned she had a troublesome time with it. 

“I started to get bitter,” she mentioned. “It was hard for me.”

Today, Johansson’s doing greater than high-quality. She has an estimated web price of $165 million and he or she’s a two-time Oscar nominee.

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