Lauren German

1. – Jessica Biel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 2003. Tested for Erin, she was given the teen hitch-hiker committing suicide at the start of the – re-make of the 1974 chiller. Totally unnecessary – indeed, “contemptible, vile, ugly and brutal,” said Chicago critic Roger Ebert

2. – Nikki Reed, Catch .44, 2010. The Happy Town TV find was seen for Kara, one of the three Vegas dead-end girls invited into criminal life by Bruce Willis.

3. – Paula Patton, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, 2010. German and Kristen Kreuk tested as Tom Cruise’s female operative in the $140m actioner.

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