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9. The One She Walked Away From

All performers are either offered roles they must decline, or are rejected during the casting process, but sometimes this is more of a blessing than a curse. Jones has been a hot pick by many casters during her career, and was at one point approached to star in the dismal Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation. A dodged bullet there.

However one role was heartbreaking for her to turn down due to commitments of London theatrical piece Luise Miller: she was set to star alongside Julia Roberts in 2012’s Snow White adaptation Mirror, Mirror. Whilst passing up the opportunity to perform next to cinematic royalty was tough, the film ended up becoming a total dud; disappointing critics and audiences alike. One less stain to remove on the portfolio, then.

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Chris' love affair with cinema started years ago when school teachers would moan to his parents that he spends too much time quoting & not enough working. He has a degree in Film Studies now so how do you like those apples past teachers and doubters? Despite being a romancer of all things Woody Allen & Michael Haneke, Chris has favourite films in the majority of genres and is a complete sucker for bumbling indie types. He's also prone to gazing at beautiful actresses - particularly Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence & Scarlett Johansson - for overly long periods of time. Just thought we'd warn you ladies...