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 Roles turned down by Adam Sandler:

Bringing Down The House
According to imdb, Jason Filardi's original screenplay was entitled "" and he had Adam Sandler in mind for Peter Sanderson when he first wrote it.
Actor who got the part: Steve Martin

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Sandler was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Backed out of the lead role opposite Tom Cruise, eventually played by Jamie Foxx.
Actor who got the part: Jamie Foxx

Adam Sandler was considered for the role of Azrael.
Actor who got the part: Jason Lee

Very Bad Things
Adam Sandler was originally attached to play Michael Berkow, but dropped out when "The Waterboy" was greenlit.
Actor who got the part: Jeremy Piven

Did you know that Adam Sandler was not the only choice for this movie? (click to learn more)
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