Janet Jackson and Drew Barrymore Reveal Movies Roles They Passed Up

janet jackson She looks back at her film career and one role she admits she wishes she hadn’t.

Thursday’s episode the drew barrymore showSitting down with the Grammy-winning singer drew barrymore And Ross Matthews–after his surprise entrance.

After the shock wore off, the “Rhythm Nation” singer sat down with the hosts, where she revealed she almost played an iconic superhero.

A photo of Jackson sporting an all-leather look from the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards (which included a cleavage-baring trench coat) asked Matthews if she would be willing to appear in math question,

Janet Jackson and Drew Barrymore reveal the movie roles they passed up. , Ash Bean/The Drew Barrymore Show

“No,” Jackson responded, saying that she could not remember the film, but that she knew the actress who got the role after she turned it down.

“It was, it’s horrible,” Jackson expressed. “I don’t remember the movie but Halle Berry played Storm.”

,X Men,” Barrymore exclaimed.

Jackson said, “I couldn’t do it because I had just left on the Janet tour.” “But I think you’re confusing it with this. It wasn’t math question,

Janet Jackson revealed that despite her iconic all-leather look at the 2000 VMAs, her inspiration was X-Men, not The Matrix. , Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images

Berry played the iconic superhero in the film adaptation of the comic book, X Men, x2, X-Men: The Last Stand And x-Men: Days of Future Past,

During his career, Jackson has famously starred in sitcoms happy times, and such as movies poetic justice, The Nutty Professor: The Clumpsand tyler perry’s Why did I get married, and why did I even get married?

Barrymore, who was a fellow child actor, shared that there was a bigger role that she did not take, because she went on to star in another film – that was a different direction.

Barrymore said, “It’s very difficult when you’re thinking about doing a movie and then you don’t get it done.” “I’ve had a lot of experiences like that. I never said it out loud, Boogie Nights, there was a moment when we were talking Boogie Nights And I think that’s when I went and did since [A Cinderella Story] And I went in a completely different direction.”

Boogie Nights Mark Wahlberg played adult film star Dirk Diggler. The film also starred Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds and Heather Graham. Barrymore did not specify which role she was considering.

Drew Barrymore shares that she joined Boogie Nights to star in Ever After. , 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images

Although it’s been over a decade since Jackson appeared on the big screen, he’s not opposed to a comeback.

When asked if she would return to the film, Jackson replied, “I definitely would.”

Meanwhile, Jackson, 57, is set to embark on a tour starting in June. Last year, ET spoke to Jackson He celebrated 50 years in the music industry.

“I started at a young age but it means a lot to me that God allows me to still do what I do,” he said. “I’m very appreciative. And people are still interested in coming and seeing what I do, what we do. I’m very, very fortunate and very appreciative.”

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