When a Gone with the Wind sequel (entitled Scarlett) sparked a bidding war among producers for the corresponding film rights, The New York Times solicited opinions on casting for the future epic. Who did director John Waters suggest for the roles of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler? Brigitte Nielsen and Ice-T.
[Margaret Mitchell's only casting sugestion for the original film? Groucho Marx as Rhett Butler!]
[Among the working titles for "Gone with the Wind"? "Jettison"; "None So Blind"; "Not in Our Stars"; "The Bugles Sang True"; "Milestones"; "Tote the Weary Load"; and "Ba! Ba! Black Sheep".]