Julia Roberts would have been part of a very different "Pretty Woman" if fate had not intervened.
The Oscar winner revealed that the original script was very dark and grainy compared to the rom-com known as.
During the interview of Variety in "Actors on Actors", Roberts, 51, told another actress, Patricia Arquette, that she had auditioned, at first, for a very different film.
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"There are so many, many, many years, one of my first auditions was for a film called" 3,000, "said Arquette. "Most people do not know that" 3,000 "was the original script of" Pretty Woman. " And the end was really heavy. "
Roberts described how this "3,000" people ended with the character who was pushed out of a car and someone "threw him money on it, as told him by the memory, and just left her, leaving her in a dirty driveway ".
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"So, this really looks like a gritty art film," added Arquette. "When you read it for the first time, it was that incarnation."
Roberts explained that the "little movie company" that held the rights to the movie "is folded over the weekend" and that she has so quickly lost her job. But soon after, Disney took the script and the producer.
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"I thought," Has gone to Disney? Will they animate it? '", Added the star of" Homecoming "."[Director] Garry Marshall arrived and because he was a great human being, he thought it would be only fair to meet me, because I had this job for three days and I had lost it. And they changed everything. And this has become more something that is in my wheelhouse. "
"Thank God, she's gone down," added Roberts, saying that she "could not do that" original role.