In a casting move that is now tough to imagine, Daniel Day-Lewis could have played Vincent Vega in 'Pulp Fiction'.
A new article on the making of the movie in Vanity Fair magazine has now lifted the lid on the iconic Tarantino picture.
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But the hitman with a heroin problem also had another suitor, alongside the inimitable star of 'Lincoln' and 'There Will Be Blood'.
“Daniel Day-Lewis and Bruce Willis, who was the biggest star in Hollywood, had both gotten their hands on the script and wanted to play Vincent Vega,” said director Quentin Tarantino's agent Mike Simpson.
Meanwhile producer Harvey Weinstein was lobbying for Sean Penn or William Hurt for the role, and was said to be 'dead-set' against Travolta.
In other bombshells from the lengthy exploration of Tarantino's finest film, Uma Thurman says that she nearly walked away from her part as Mia Wallace over the infamous 'gimp' scene, saying that she found it 'prettyRead More »from Daniel Day-Lewis could have been Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction