Kirsten Dunst turned down the role of Angela Hayes in American Beauty. "I was only 15 then and I didn't want to kiss Kevin Spacey or be seen lying naked in those rose petals," she explained.— Kirsten Dunst Updates (@DunstUpdates) April 12, 2021
Dunst was only 15 and Kevin Spacey was 39 years-old. pic.twitter.com/i4yxfGnd50
- Kirsten Dunst was offered the role of Angela Hayes in American Beauty (2000) when she was only 15.
- She turned down the role as she didn't want to kiss Kevin Spacey - who was 39 years old at the time - or do a nude scene.
- The role was then played by Mena Suvari, who was 19 at the time of production.
ONTD what's your favourite/least favourite casting choice in film?