Alison Brie


  1. Emily VanCamp, Captain America:The Winter Soldier, 2013.   For Captain Steve Rogers’ sequel, announced one year  before the first film came out, Agent 13 was also aimed at: Emilia Clarke, Jessica Brown Findlay, Felicity Jones, Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Olsen, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. (Olsen was Wanda Maximoff, aka, Scarlet Witch, in a mid-credits scene to set up Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2014). 
  2. Kate Mara, Transcendence, 2013.    Both Mara girls – Kate and Rooney – wanted to be in the directing debut of Christopher Nolan’s usual cinematographer Wally Pfister.  Kate won Bree fcrom Brie  but Rooney lost Evelyn.
  3. Margot Robbie, Suicide Squad,2015.   Warners first offered DC’s Harley Quinn to  Emma Roberts – more keen on heading TV’s Scream Queens. Big mistake. Also up for  three hours a day in make-up for Quinn: Brie, Emily Browning, Lily Collins, Zooey Deschanel, Rooney Mara, Sara Paxton, Imogen Poots, Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Thirlby, Emma Watson, Olivia Wilde, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Evan Rachel Wood.“There’s always two characters: Harleen Quinzel and Harley Quinn,” explained Robbie.  “Where Harleen takes over, she can be rational; then Harley takes over, and that’s the more erratic.She loves causing mayhem and destruction. She’s incredibly devoted to the Joker. They have a dysfunctional relationship, but she loves him anyway. She used to be a gymnast – that’s her skill set when fighting.”




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