Peter Gallagher

1. – John Travolta, Grease, 1978. After losing Elvis, producer Allan Carr thought about unknowns. But not for long.

2. – Hart Bochner, Supergirl, 1984. For Ethan, rescued from disaster by the superheroine, with tears brimming in his eyes, The girl. Where is she? It never hit me like this before. I love her. My angel.”

3. – Nicolas Cage, Moonstruck, 1987. MGM liked Gallagher’s test. Co-star Cher did not. “Nicolas Cage is Ronnie Cammareri,” she insisted, after loving him in Peggy Sue Got Married, 1986. “At a time when people didn’t see me as a romantic actor,” praised Cage, “she really was a champion for me.”

4. – John Pankow, Mortal Thoughts, 1990. NYU film student Charles Kerven was due to make his directing debut with his and William Reilly’s script when he fell out with producer Taylor Hackford. Alan Rudolph took over and changed one cast member only…

5. – Craig T Nelson, The Devil’s Advocate, 1997. Taylor Hackford picked up Joel Schumacher’s project.



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