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Actors Who Were Rejected For A Role They Later Scored

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Although it is now certainly one of her most well-known roles, Anne was the ninth actor chosen to play Andy Sachs in The Satan Wears Prada. David Frankel, who directed the movie, told Entertainment Weekly in 2021 that Rachel McAdams was supplied the half thrice however repeatedly declined. He additionally acknowledged it “did not go nicely with the studio” once they started to strategy Anne in regards to the half. Despite this, she remained decided to painting Andy within the 2006 movie.

“I keep in mind her sitting on my couch in my workplace and explaining why she needed to do that, why she needed to play this position, and … Annie by no means gave up,” Elizabeth Gabler, former Fox 2000 president, stated in the identical interview. “She by no means stopped campaigning, calling, she got here into [Fox executive] Carla Hacken’s workplace and wrote in her zen backyard, ‘Rent me.'”

Meryl Streep then watched a scene of Anne’s from Brokeback Mountain and met with the actor. After this, Meryl stated Anne was “nice” and believed they might “work nicely collectively,” which helped seal the deal for her to safe the job. Anne referred to as it “the simplest sure on the planet” when she was lastly given the chance to play Andy.

“I patiently waited till it was my flip, and I obtained the decision,” Anne stated. “I keep in mind the second I discovered I obtained the half, I simply ran screaming by my condo. I had a bunch of mates over on the time, I simply jumped up in the lounge and screamed, ‘I’ll be in The Satan Wears Prada!'”