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 Roles turned down by John Malkovich:

Batman Forever
This may only be a rumor, but it was reported that Malkovich & Robin Williams were both in the running to play the Riddler.
Actor who got the part: Jim Carrey

Crazy People
John Malkovich was originally cast in part of Emory Leeson but dropped out due to personal reasons.
Actor who got the part: Dudley Moore

John Malkovich was reportedly contacted about playing Lector if Hopkins didn't want to play the part.
Actor who got the part: Anthony Hopkins

Was considered for Jim Garrison.
Actor who got the part: Kevin Costner

John Malkovich was considered for the role of The Green Goblin
Actor who got the part: Willem Dafoe

Total Eclipse
John Malkovich was reportedly attached at one time to play Verlaine.
Actor who got the part: David Thewlis

Did you know that John Malkovich was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
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