List of films Stern was almost in & who got the part

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  1. scooottt

    scooottt Active Member Banned User

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    http://crawleyscastingcalls.com/ind...?option=com_actors&Itemid=56&id=2888&lettre=S

    Howard Stern

    1. Gilbert Gottfried, The Adventures of Ford Fairlane 1989. Exercising his imagined superstar power, stand-up comic Andrew Dice Clay insisted on shock-jock Stern being auditioned for Johnny Crunch. He did.He didn’t get the role. And once the film opened, Clay was more superflop than superstar. He finally made good in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, 2012.
    2. Leo Geter, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, 1994. The sixth in the series had a (too) perfect role for US radio star Stern. A shock-jock with (originally) the initials HS.
    3. Adam Sandler, Dirty Work, 1997. The US radio devil was offered a cameo appearance as Satan but turned it down.
    4. Cillian Murphy, Batman, 2004.
    5. Billy Bob Thornton,School For Scoundrels, 2005.No further proof is required that this disastrous re-tread has zero connection with the 1959 UK original than the suggested use of shock-jock Stern as the guru giving lessons on Stephen Potter’s famed Lifemanship lessons…!With Stern as Dr P, “one upmanship” would have taken on whole new meaning. Fortunately, he was busy switching his show from terrestrial to satellite radio. Then again,the choice of BBT as the now foul-mouthed Dr P (for Potter) was, said UK critic Philip French, “rather like casting Burt Reynolds as Bertrand Russell.”
    6. Robin Williams, Man of the Year, 2006. Ditto or scared of another perfect role him - a late-night political talk show host deciding, for a lark, to run for president. And he wins!
     
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    Howard really can't act. He was pretty bad in Private Parts. At the time most critics were afraid to bad mouth him. So they gave his movie a good review.
    He must know he sucks at acting, he's done nothing since.
     
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    Naked Gun

    I heard an old stern show where he claimed he was up for major role in one of the Naked gun movies.
     
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    He sucks at acting, but I don't think that's why he never accepted a big role. Even back in the 80's, he was bad mouthing radio as "below" TV and film. He's always wanted to do more movies after Private Parts. The problem is, he's desperately afraid of failure.

    It's the same reason that he has always rejected so many interviews. He thinks it's important to not over-expose yourself to the public, especially if there's potential for a downside. But, ironically, his extreme risk-aversion is what led him to never have a non-radio career to begin with. He was so conservative when picking his roles, he ended up with nothing.
     
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    I still cannot believe people still believe that Howard was ever up for the role of Scarecrow. It is funny now that this site thinks he was up for the Scarecrow in Christopher Nolan's film. Joel Schumacher has stated that to his knowledge Howard was never considered for the role. And he was going to be the director of the film.
     
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    I'm calling bullshit on a lot of those so-called movie offers.
     
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    In Howards polluted mind reading a script or knowing a guy that knows a guy that reads a script means he was offered the part.......right robin
     
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    I think it was shock that he was even much worse. I thought he was good at doing the on air bits, but when he was acting in scenes about his personal life he was horrible. The movie was funny so people overlooked his bad acting.
     
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    Wiggy lies constantly about offers he supposedly gets. When Conan was doing his final Tonight Show, Howard claimed they called him and asked him to be on. He then spent several days pretending he was contemplating accepting the offer, then said he turned them down. Later the Late Night Wars book came out and the author revealed that Howard was never actually invited to appear. When Langford mentioned it during a H100 news report Howard completely changed his story and claimed he couldn't remember if he was asked or just assumed he had an open invitation to appear anytime he wanted. I'm sure all these movie offers are imaginary also.
     
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    This.
     
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    That web site doesn't say "offers", but people considered for roles. When offers were made they usually say that in the few sentences about the role (like Dirty Work)
     
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    Wow, what a delusional fucktard he is.
     
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    "I could get any woman I want, right Robin." and he then he gets Beth. :D Delusional and bad taste
     
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    Not only can't he act but he was a lousy guest on every talk show he ever appeared on. Stern is a one-trick pony. A shock-jock is the lowest rung on the show biz ladder.
     
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    "I get all these movie scripts sent to my agent, but they're all terrible, Robin. A few I thought had potential, but they didn't want to use ony of the rewrites I suggested."
     
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    "I can't be in a bad movie, Robin.."

    ...and then he does AGT.:doh:
     
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    I hear he was offered every one of the Brad Pitt's movies. Howard says he looks like Pitt and is a better actor than him but Brad Pitt always undercuts him on price. What can you do… :dontknow:
     
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    Stern was never even on Nolan's radar, to think he would ruin his all efforts on that film with the stunt casting of Howard is simply idiotic.
     
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    If the role wasn't "himself" it was too complicated and probably bullshit
     
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    He thought it was gay porn
     
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