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Charlize Theron almost starred in 'Showgirls'

Charlize Theron almost starred in 'Showgirls'

Charlize Theron almost starred in director Paul Verhoven's 1995 critically panned film "Showgirls."

Verhoven revealed in an interview with the New York Daily News that the Oscar winner nearly landed Elizabeth Berkley's role of Nomi Malone.

"Charlize also auditioned, and I don't recall her having any problem with the nudity at all," Verhoven told the New York Daily News about the film famous for its full-frontal nudity. "She was good and wanted the part, but basically she was not well known enough at the time...

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