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Rachael Leigh Cook Turned Down Rogue in 'X-Men' Movies & Reveals the Reason Why

Rachael Leigh Cook Turned Down Rogue in 'X-Men' Movies & Reveals the Reason Why

Rachael Leigh Cook turned down the role of Rogue in the X-Men movies, and she’s explaining why.

If you don’t know, Anna Paquin eventually landed the role of Rogue in the first X-Men movie back in 2000 and continued playing the role all the way through 2014′s X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Click inside to read why Rachael Leigh Cook turned down the role (and when she realized she had made a mistake)…

Rachael said that the reason she turned down the role of Rogue was to “avoid acting on a green screen,” she explained to the New York Times.

“As soon as I saw the posters for it, I knew that I’d made a mistake,” she added, revealing it was a “huge misstep” declining the role.

You can catch Rachael in He’s All That on Netflix now!

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