The “X-Males” franchise would have appeared very totally different if Rachael Leigh Cook dinner was the star of the movies.
The “She’s All That” star, 41, revealed in a New York Instances profile that she turned down the function of Rogue within the beloved Marvel collection.
The function paradoxically went to her “She’s All That” co-star and Oscar-winner Anna Paquin, who starred in 4 movies of the collection between 2000 and 2014.
Cook dinner admitted that not working with a inexperienced display was a “enormous misstep,” including, “As quickly as I noticed the posters for it, I knew that I’d made a mistake.”
The actress additionally mirrored on her 25-year Hollywood profession, saying, “I actually thought what everybody advised me was appropriate once they stated, ‘What we have to do now could be ensure you’re taken critically.’ I undoubtedly did issues for the mistaken causes.”
The mom of two went on to star in “Josie and the Pussycats,” a live-action adaption of the Archie Comics collection of the identical title. The musical comedy bombed the field workplace and landed the actress in “film jail.”
Cook dinner can now be seen in Netflix’s “He’s All That,” a reversed reboot of her 1999 teen comedy, which stars Addison Rae this time round.
Cook dinner revealed in a separate interview with E! Information that her “She’s All That” co-star Freddie Prinze Jr. mistook her for his then-girlfriend Kimberly McCullough once they first met. “The primary time I met Freddie was in Sundance. We have been each in ‘Home of Sure’ and I used to be in a home that he and Parker [Posey] and Josh [Hamilton] and everyone have been in simply saying hiya to everyone,” she defined.
She added, “I used to be standing in the lounge and I felt these large arms simply throw themselves round me and hug me and relaxation a chin on prime of my head. And it was Freddie and he simply goes, ‘Hey babe.’”
“I appeared up and he screamed just a little as a result of he thought I used to be Kimberly. He didn’t know that it was me as a result of why would you? We had the very same body and hair coloration,” she stated. “So it was a reasonably hilarious, romantic-comedy first assembly that clearly by no means turned an actual romance, however it was fairly humorous.”