Tom Hanks‘ character in Big, Elizabeth Perkins has revealed.The actress, who starred in the 1988 comedy alongside Hanks, opened up during an interview on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen to discuss the original casting.“Robert De Niro was actually cast in the role of Josh in the movie Big,” Perkins began. “It fell apart because he had a scheduling conflict, and then they went to Tom Hanks.
It’s like a totally different movie in my brain with Robert De Niro.”Of De Niro’s take on the role, Perkins said he was “more moody” and said she originally auditioned with him, not Hanks.“He was more moody.
It was more of a — a little more of a horror movie,” she explained. Robert De Niro wandering around the streets of New York.Read more on nme.com