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 Who was considered for Donnie Brasco?

Tom Cruise
Cruise was originally cast as Donnie Brasco but had to back out because production was pushed back.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Joe Pesci
Pesci was considered to play Nicky early on.
Actor who got the part: Bruno Kirby

John Travolta
Hot off his success with Pulp Fiction, was considered for the role of Joseph Pistone (Donnie Brasco) but producers felt his asking price (reportedly $7 million) was too high.
Actor who got the part: Jonny Depp



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