In David Cronenberg's 'A Dangerous Method,' Keira Knightly plays Sabina Spielrein, a mental patient-turned-psychoanalyst, who had a rumored romantic relationship with Dr. Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender). However, the role was originally meant for someone else: Julia Roberts.

In an interview with indieWIRE, Cronenberg revealed that the first incarnation of the film was going to star the 'Larry Crowne' actress as Spielrein. 'Method' is based on the 2002 play 'The Talking Cure,' by Christopher Hampton. However, before the play, Hampton had written a screenplay for Roberts 17 years earlier called 'Sabina.' Of course, that project never came to fruition.
A Dangerous Method
R2011
Based on 41 critics

Dr. Carl Jung treats Sabina, a beautiful and unbalanced patient, using the methods of Sigmund Freud. Read More

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