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“It was the worst casting mistake I’ve ever seen. It made me want to throw up.” ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ writer hated the film and wanted Marilyn Monroe in the lead

It’s hard to imagine ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ starring any actress other than Audrey Hepburn. If they had listened things could have turned very different Truman CapoteWhat? wanted to star in the film with Marilyn Monroe and hated the adaptation With the power of a thousand suns.

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In 1961, Breakfast at Tiffany’s was released, an adaptation of Truman Capote’s novel of the same name, directed by Blake Edwards and starring an ensemble cast. The iconic Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, That role solidified her as an actress earlier and later in her career and made a huge impact in the fashion world.

The stars aligned in this winning combination, however, so it could have been otherwise. On the one hand, there was first Hepburn and her husband Mel Ferrer. She Opposed To Playing A Sex Worker (Though Capote said he did not see Holly as a prostitute).

However, the main opposition that this adaptation met came from the author of the novel himself: Capote was completely against Audrey Hepburn being the lead. and believed that the studio “cheated him in every possible way” by making that choice.

Capote, of course He wrote his novel with Marilyn Monroe in mind Reckless like Holi Golili. Not only that: also wanted to co-star in the film in the role of Paul Varjak (who was eventually played by George Peppard).

Luckily, producer Marty Juro convinced her that “the part wasn’t good enough for her”.Since Varjak was going to be just a prop for Holly, the real focus of the story.

However, he continued to insist on Munro’s point to the point where Juro ended up on a plane offering the role to the actress, Following this, Monroe’s acting teacher called the studio to clarify that she would not be participating in the film and the rest is history.

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The betrayal Capote felt before the final election reached the ears of the whole world, making hepburn really uncomfortable When the novelist was walking around during the filming of the movie.

Despite the general recognition received by the film and its lead actress, Capote continued to hate Hepburn’s work in the adaptation: “It was the worst casting mistake I’ve ever seen. It made me want to throw up”,

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