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9 Iconic Roles That Almost Went to Someone Else

Johnny Depp as Ferris Bueller?

(Newser) - John Travolta as Forrest Gump? Difficult to envision, but it could have happened: Travolta turned down the role before Tom Hanks ended up with it, according to HLN 's list of 18 iconic roles that almost went to different actors. More:
  • Will Smith turned down the role of Neo
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4 Celebs With Cults in Their Pasts

Michelle Pfeiffer isn't the only one

(Newser) - Michelle Pfeiffer recently revealed she was in a cult before she became famous—and she's not the only celebrity with a cult or commune in her past. The Stir rounds up five more. A sampling:
  • Joaquin Phoenix and his family (including brother River) were involved with the well-known Children
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Michelle Pfeiffer: I Was in a Cult

'Very controlling' couple believed in 'breatharianism'

(Newser) - Before she became famous, Michelle Pfeiffer met a "very controlling" couple who became "kind of personal trainers" for her ... until she realized she was actually in a cult. The couple "believed that people in their highest state were breatharian," meaning they could live without food or... More »

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