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Catch-22 (1970)
 Who was considered for Catch-22?

Stacy Keach
Got replaced by director Mike Nichols who felt he was too young to play Colonel Cathcart.
Actor who got the part: Martin Balsam

George C. Scott
Turned down the role of "General Cathcart" in director Mike Nichols' film version of Joseph Heller's great novel, saying he'd played pretty the same role in "Dr. Strangelove."
Actor who got the part: Martin Balsam

Paul Simon
The singer songwriter was cast in a role that eventually got written out of the movie.
Actor who got the part: Role Cut From The Screenplay

Orson Welles
The great director failed to secure the film rights to Joseph Heller's landmark and scathing anti-war novel.
Actor who got the part: Mike Nichols



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