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Danny DeVito: Little Big Man

Danny DeVito was an unlikely movie star.  Following the success of “Taxi”, you could imagine DeVito having a long career in television sitcoms. Not a lot of TV actors are able to make the transition to the big screen.  That was arguably even more rare in the eighties than it is today.  But DeVito not only made the transition, he became a successful director and producer as well.  DeVito was the subject of the cover story of the July 1997 issue of Movieline magazine.  At the time he was promoting the summer sequel, Batman Returns while also directing the upcoming holiday release, Hoffa.

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What Might Have Been: Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger was a model-turned actress who went on to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.  She’s been a Bond girl and Batman’s girlfriend.  Not to mention an iconic sex symbol of the 80’s thanks to movies like 9 1/2 Weeks.  But like any successful actress, Basinger had to pass on a lot of roles that could have taken her career in a different direction.

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What Might Have Been: Sean Young

Sean Young

Sean Young

Few actresses embody the concept of a “missed opportunity” as well as Sean Young.  For a time, she seemed to be the next big A-list star.  A leading lady for the 80s.  Young herself has compared herself more than once to Julia Roberts.  But somehow, she never became America’s Sweetheart.  We’ve already examined what happened to her.  So now, it’s time to look at what might have been.

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What the Hell Happened to Michelle Pfeiffer?

Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer was one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood.  She starred opposite Al Pacino, Harrison Ford, Sean Connery and Jack Nicholson.  The image of Pfeiffer cracking a whip as Catwoman is iconic.  And then, she disappeared for seveal years.  Recently, Pfeiffer has resurfaced.  But her days on the A-list appear to be behind her.

So, what the hell happened?

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