Johnson: 'I Made Some Bad Script Choices'

0
1
Subscribe to Don Johnson alerts

Actor Don Johnson still regrets some of the movie scripts he turned down during his 1980s heyday - including the leading role in The Untouchables which made Kevin Costner a superstar. Johnson has never become as successful on the big screen as he was in TV smash Miami Vice, and he attributes this to some poor decisions he made. The 57-year-old tells London radio station Heart FM, "I did turn down a couple of films and my friends ended up doing them but I never told them that I'd turned them down. "I said no to playing ELLIOT NESS in The Untouchables so Kevin Costner did it." However, Johnson doesn't regret all his choices. He adds, "There was a thing in drag that I turned down once. I just couldn't fit in that blue mini-skirt. "I also turned down the reality TV show in the US called Dancing With The Stars. Pretty much everyone's doing that show but I have no regrets over saying no to that."


Contactmusic

Tags: Don Johnson - The Untouchables - Kevin Costner - Miami Vice - Dancing With The Stars

0
1
Subscribe to Don Johnson alerts
Advertisement

More Don Johnson

Melanie Griffiths & Antonio Banderas Divorcing - What We Know So Far

Cue the unpleasant tattoo removal! Melanie Griffiths and Antonio Banderas are divorcing and Griffith's heart tattoo of Antonio's name will certainly need to go. Just...

The Other Woman Movie Review

While the story isn't particularly original, and the movie tends to drift over the top into broad slapstick, this comedy wins us over due to...

The Other Woman Trailer

One woman thinks she's on a roll with the first serious boyfriend she's had in months; he's handsome, successful, rich. as well as a total...

E.L. James Announces Fifty Shades Of Grey Cast

E.L. James, the author of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, announced the casting for the film adaptation via Twitter.Charlie Hunnam is Christian Grey. The...

Advertisement

Don Johnson Gets $19M In Lawsuit. 'Nash Bridges' Company Settles Actor's Lawsuit

Don Johnson gets $19M in payout, after years of court battles, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed. The financial feud between the actor and the show’s...

Django Unchained Movie Review

Tarantino takes an unusually comical approach to a provocative topic, and the result is as controversial as expected. And also startlingly hilarious. At its core,...

A Week In Movies Feat: Tarantino's Django Unchained, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher all Premier

In New York, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Johnson and a bald-shaven Christoph Waltz attended the premiere of Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained,...

Pictures: Leonardo Di Caprio, Quentin Tarantino and Jamie Foxx Attend Django Unchained Premiere, But It's Guest Olivia Wilde Who Steals The Show

Leonardo Di Caprio arrives for the premiere of DJango UnchainedOf all the films being released close to Christmas time, perhaps only Django Unchained can rival...

Advertisement

Comments

chchristmas's picture

chchristmas

I think Don Johnson could of been great person in the roll of the untouchables. He could make a movie of the untouchables and be in it himself. Please sent me information on Don Johnson of what he doing now in life.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1322487040

5 years 10 months ago
Report
View Comments

Don Johnson Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Don Johnson

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All