Hollywood A-listers rejected Woody Allen

Woody AllenWoody Allen has revealed to Empire magazine that several top Hollywood actors have turned down opportunities to star in his films. “There are plenty of actors and actresses that have said – even after saying ‘I’m dying to work with you so I’d do anything’ – that they’re not available or they can’t work for the pay I’m offering because they have a chance to make a movie for $8 million or $10 million and they need the money.” He added: “For Deconstructing Harry I tried to get [Robert] De Niro, I tried to get [Dustin] Hoffman, I tried to get Elliot Gould.” Allen also named Jack Nicholson and Tom Hanks as having turned down roles in The Curse Of The Jade Scorpion.

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  1. Poppa John's in Exile • June 6, 2008 @ 4:17 PM

    It’s probably kinda hard to concentrate on acting wwhen being directed by a man who is romantically involved with the foster child that his ex-wife adopted and he raised as his own daughter. I wonder when the exact moment was that he decided, “Damn, she’s HOT!!??!!”
    Actually, I do not want to know.

  2. Lexie • June 6, 2008 @ 4:21 PM

    I can’t imagine De Niro, Hoffman, Nicholson or Hanks turning down his films because they need more money. They’re all loaded.

  3. Jennifer • June 6, 2008 @ 5:01 PM

    Woody – Do you really think that these talented actors really turned you down because you didn’t offer enough money?!? Wow! That’s one nice fantasy world that you live in. One where you think everyone wants to work with an-almost pedophile. Maybe those actors just have more of a conscience? Hmmmmm …

  4. Lance • June 6, 2008 @ 6:00 PM

    most of ur Woody’s movie sucks like shiet

  5. Nancy • June 6, 2008 @ 6:01 PM

    Say what??

  6. Anonymous • June 6, 2008 @ 11:29 PM

    Mariah Carey has great legs and would enhance any Allen film.

  7. Anonymous • June 7, 2008 @ 12:57 PM

    I think Nancy should have a part in his films, she has great legs also. I saw them yesterday!!

  8. Nancy • June 7, 2008 @ 6:01 PM

    I hear the job doesn’t pay very well!! 🙂

  9. tributegirl • June 7, 2008 @ 6:18 PM

    Woodey Allen is a disgusting little turd, that’s why no one wants to work for him!

  10. tammy • June 10, 2008 @ 2:13 PM

    I think he’s sexy.

  11. Anonymous • June 10, 2008 @ 4:08 PM

    if by ‘sexy’ you mean ‘repulsive and annoying’, i couldn’t agree more!!!

  12. Nancy • June 10, 2008 @ 8:18 PM

    I really hope you are being sarcastic, Tammy!! If not, GIRL YOU NEED TO GET OUT MORE! Waaaaaaayyyyyy more. 🙂

  13. Nancy • June 10, 2008 @ 8:19 PM

    I’m sorry, I have to puke!!

  14. tammy • June 11, 2008 @ 11:07 AM

    Of course I was being sarcastic…why do you think he married his adopted daughter…he couldn’t get anyone else…barf…

  15. Nancy • June 11, 2008 @ 12:39 PM

    Thought so, but just wanted to be sure….YA NEVER KNOW!! :)LOL

  16. Yvonne • March 25, 2009 @ 4:11 PM

    Woody Allen is a disgusting pervert. His career is over because everyone knows what a SICKO he is. That’s why no one wants to be in his movies. Get real Woody Allen. You are a pig who should be put in prison! And your movies suck, too.

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