Gere Takes Travolta.s Roles
Travolta insists he has no qualms about turning roles down that eventually go to Gere - because they're never too well presented when he takes a look.
And though Travolta would have loved to have starred in Chicago, the film he looked at three times wasn't the film that won this year's (03) Best Picture OSCAR. He explains, "I didn't want to do it. Even Richard turned it down a couple of times too. No one was presenting the vision of the film at that point.
"I'm a pilot. You want your checklist, your information, your data, you want to know where you're going and I didn't have enough of that data.