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Entertainment Big Bang Theory approached Culkin for role three times

10:50  10 august  2018
10:50  10 august  2018 Source:   digitalspy.com

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It turns out that Macaulay Culkin had the chance to be one of TV's biggest stars – three times , no less. The Home Alone star has claimed that he was offered a role on The Big Bang Theory multiple times, though did not specify which one exactly.

The former child star shared the news that he was approached not once, not twice but three times , to appear on the fan-favorite sitcom. “They pursued me for ‘The Big Bang Theory ,'” Culkin said on the “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast.

  Big Bang Theory approached Culkin for role three times © Getty It turns out that Macaulay Culkin had the chance to be one of TV's biggest stars – three times, no less.

The Home Alone star has claimed that he was offered a role on The Big Bang Theory multiple times, though did not specify which one exactly.

Big Bang Theory © Getty Big Bang Theory

"They pursued me for The Big Bang Theory," Culkin said on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast (via People). "And I said no. It was kind of like, the way the pitch was, 'Alright, these two astrophysicist nerds and a pretty girl lives with them. Yoinks!' 

"That was the pitch. And I was like, 'Yeah, I'm cool, thanks.' And then they came back at me again, and I said, 'No, no, no. Again, flattered, but no.' Then they came back at me again, and even my manager was like twisting my arm."

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Macaulay Culkin doesn't regret turning down a role on one of television's biggest shows. The 37-year-old actor appeared on The Joe Rogan Experiencepodcast on Tuesday and said he passed on a role on The Big Bang Theory three times .

The actor said CBS "pursued" him for a major role -- three times . By Cole Delbyck. Macaulay Culkin has “Home Alone” money ― but in another timeline, he’s raking it in with Kaley Cuoco and the rest of the gang from “The Big Bang Theory .”

Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons posing for the camera: Amy and Sheldon in The Big Bang Theory © CBS Amy and Sheldon in The Big Bang Theory However, Culkin admitted that while he would have made a lot of money had he taken the role, he wouldn't have been fulfilled personally, adding: "I'd have hundreds of millions of dollars right now if I did that gig. At the same time, I'd be bashing my head against the wall."

Last year it was reported that by season 12 of The Big Bang Theory, the main cast may make $139 million each. We mean, how could you turn that down?

Macaulay Culkin in a car: Macaulay Culkin in DRYVRS © Jack Dishel - YouTube Macaulay Culkin in DRYVRS Meanwhile, it recently emerged that the upcoming 12th season may not be the last, CBS apparently in "preliminary discussions" for a 13th.

"We don't believe it's the final year… We are in preliminary discussions to renew the show [for a 13th season]," CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl said.

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Culkin revealed in a new interview that he was approached to star in The Big Bang Theory but turned it down — three times . The Home Alone actor, 37, appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast where he admitted to passing on the CBS hit, though he doesn’t specify which role .

Macaulay Culkin shares that he declined the offer to appear on the " Big Bang Theory " three times . The former child star shared the news that he was approached not once, not twice but three times , to appear on the fan-favorite sitcom.

The Big Bang Theory returns with Season 12 on E4 in late-September.

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The Big Bang Theory is better at portraying geekdom than haters admit .
The show’s cancellation has been widely celebrated online, but for all its missteps, its 12-year run helped normalize geek interestsFor some, that initial disgust with The Big Bang Theory never flagged. Last week, producer Chuck Lorre announced that the show’s upcoming 12th season would be its last. And while BBT has been one of the most-watched comedies on TV for most of its run, the news of it ending was greeted in some quarters with more of a triumphant whoop than a wistful sigh.

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