Robert Redford did not want to star alongside Barbra Streisand in ‘The Way We Were’: book
By Jadon O’Brien
19 May 2017
Hollywood’s version of a romance has turned into a box office success.
Director Rob Reiner, co-star Barbra Streisand and two other actors made the movie “The Way We Were” after the world-renowned actress was asked if she would like to star in the project.
The film was released in theaters on Valentine’s Day 2017 and earned $33 million at the box office in the United States. That’s a $34 million box office hit for the film and a record number for a musical number.
The movie, which cost around $25 million, was not a blockbuster but it did well in the box office because it was one of the biggest box office releases in several years. It was directed by Rob Reiner, co-starred Barbra Streisand, Rob Lowe, and Sam Waterston, and featured music by Paul Williams and songs by Stephen Flaherty and Alan Menken.
Since the film’s release, Barbra Streisand has been interviewed about “The Way We Were” and the film a number of times. The film was nominated for two Oscars, including Best Original Song and Best Original Screenplay.
In 2013, Barbra Streisand told “The New York Times” that she believed her star wasn’t yet large enough to have a major role in a film. She also said, “You know, I don’t know what my role is in this thing. I mean, I do play some great people, but I don’t know what I am.”
Streisand won a Golden Globe for Best Actress for her role in the movie, which was a box office success. The star’s success has left a trail of controversy after the film, which was well received by critics.
It is well known that Barbra Streisand