Some of Hollywood’s biggest and best actresses in the late 90s and early 2000s appeared to be headed for big things. They starred in critically acclaimed films and and TV shows and delivered fantastic performances. Everyone was expecting these stars to make it on the big screen, however, instead of succeeding like we expected, these actresses failed to live up to our expectations. It’s disappointing, really. Here are 9 actresses who were supposed to make it big, but never really did. Check them out:
15. Katie Holmes
When Katie Holmes landed the role of Joey Potter on Dawson’s Creek she was considered to have a “unique combination of talent, beauty and skill that makes Hollywood come calling.” Everyone expected Holmes’ career to really take off, especially after her success in films like Go and Pieces of April. After critics savaged her performances in Batman Begins and Thank You for Smoking, everyone realized that she didn’t exactly have the potential that we all thought she had.