Moviemaker Spike Lee ran into trouble when trying to cast Rosario Dawson in
his upcoming movie SHE HATE ME.
According to gossip website PAGE SIX, Dawson dropped out to take a role in
Oliver Stone's Alexander when Lee refused to change the start of filming for
And Lee, who cast Dawson in SHE GOT GAME and THE 25TH HOUR, was reportedly
A source says, "He said, 'I discovered you! I put you on the map! How dare
you do Alexander over my movie!' "
Lee faced further trauma when casting the other roles - Jeffrey Wright
left the movie after reportedly clashing with Lee, followed swiftly by rapper
Stars Bai Ling, Woody Harrelson and Q-Tip were eventually given the
A representative for Lee didn't return Page Six's calls to comment on the