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 Roles turned down by Alan Arkin:

The Bonfire of the Vanities
Arkin was fired from his role as the judge.
Actor who got the part: Morgan Freeman

Ocean's Eleven
Arkin as originally cast as Saul Bloom but had to pull out of the project for personal reasons.
Actor who got the part: Carl Reiner

An Unmarried Woman
In his DVD commentary writer/director Paul Mazursky says Alan Arkin was the second choice for Saul, after Anthony Hopkins declined.
Actor who got the part: Alan Bates

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