Gwen Stefani Was Almost In Mr. And Mrs. Smith
Mr. And Mrs. Smith was a moderate success when it came out in 2005, but these days, it's better-known as the vehicle that brought us Brangelina and destroyed Braniston. So paparazzi can all thank the TMZ gods that the role of Mrs. Smith went to Angelina Jolie and not another major contender: Gwen Stefani.
Stefani had previously been in The Aviator, and upon realizing she wasn't the worst actress in the world, she went to multiple auditions for Mr. And Mrs. Smith. She supposedly got pretty far, too. In an interview with Vogue, she said the auditions were down to her and Jolie. So you had established actresses like Nicole Kidman and Catherine Zeta-Jones coming in, and producers were like, "Nah, we want the lady who did 'Hollaback Girl.'"
Pop culture would have been drastically different in the mid-2000s had that part gone to someone else. It's possible Brad Pitt never would've met Jolie, and he and Aniston could have stayed together. Maybe he would've ended up having an affair with Stefani, who does have a proclivity for dating her co-stars. Instead of Brangelina, we could've gotten Brefani, which is definitely some kind of Italian alcoholic beverage.
Roger Waters Was Kicked Out Of The Pink Floyd Movie
Pink Floyd -- The Wall is a cinematic excursion into the music of Pink Floyd. So it would only make sense to feature the band as prominently as possible, which is why the lead role went to ... Bob Geldof? The guy responsible for Live Aid and the forever-ridiculed song "Do They Know It's Christmas"?