Jennifer Aniston turned down THIS film to do a ‘romantic comedy once a week’ on ‘Friends’

Jennifer Aniston rose to fame as Rachel within the sitcom Friends. She has turned down essential roles to ‘do a romantic comedy as soon as per week’ on the show. The star was provided to helm the feminine lead within the 2001’s iconic romantic comedy Serendipity, which was in the end essayed by Kate Beckinsale. Spilling beans on why Jennifer refused to star within the film, its director Peter Chelsom talked about how the actor thought-about her function in Friends to belong to the identical romantic comedy style. 

In an interview with Insider on the movie’s twentieth anniversary, the director additional added the star ‘clearly had different issues on her plate’, including that the makers would’ve made her a proposal if she wished to be on board. The function of the 20-something Sara was in the end essayed by Beckinsale, who starred alongside John Cusack. 

Jennifer Aniston turned down Serendipity

Revealing that Jennifer had come to satisfy her in ‘good religion with out an supply, Peter Chelsom talked about that the Golden Globe winner clearly had different plans for herself. The much-acclaimed film was speculated to have an American main girl, with the makers deeming Aniston as their high contender. However, it was later modified to a British character with Kate Beckinsale on board. 

The 2001 flick begins off with Sara Thomas and Jonathan Trager’s fateful evening out in New York City, across the Christmas season, as they try to purchase the identical pair of gloves. After 10 years go by, they discover future touchdown them collectively throughout pivotal moments of their respective lives. The movie, which had been produced by the notorious  Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein turned a traditional story of affection for a few years to come back. Only final yr, Kate opened up about her alleged ‘terrifying expertise’ with Weinstein, who scorned her for donning a pantsuit on the movie’s premiere. 

More on Jennifer’s work entrance 

The 52-year-old actor is at the moment seen alongside Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell within the tv drama collection The Morning Show. The show, whose second season premiered on September 17, 2021, showcases Aniston within the function of Alex Levy, an anchor on a well-liked breakfast information program. Jennifer was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in addition to two Golden Globe Awards for her function. 

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