DeVito was the first choice to play Chili Palmer, but took the part of Martin instead because of scheduling problems.
Had been set to play the Giant in director Rob Reiner's movie version of the witty, wry Stephen Sondheim stage musical hit.
DeVito was considered for the role of John Kimble.
Danny DeVito was supposed to get the part of Sallah in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
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