So Chris Farley was going to be Shrek

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  1. Yeahnolisten

    Yeahnolisten Well-Known Member

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    Howard related because he turned down so many parts. It's interesting to imagine what his career would have been like had he done the film.

     
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    Shrek 1 was ok, rest was garbage
     
  3. Rupert Pupkin

    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez

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    Drug addicts still die regardless of their professional succeses (i.e., PSH)
     
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    Sounds godawful, was that really the best of his vocal takes for that scene?
     
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    howard turning down roles was the most charitable thing he has ever done.
     
  6. HowieStearn

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    not impressed
     
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    not good
     
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    makes eddie murphy seem like poitier
     
  9. hidden dragon

    hidden dragon i came. i saw. i derailed. Staff Member

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    seems like it's a good thing that Mike Myers took over the part. this Chris Farley voiceover is just okay, nothing special
     
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  10. lilbuddy67

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    It's shit. Glad he didn't film it. Just because he's dead doesn't make his career gold. Beverly Hills Ninja, anyone?
     
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    This is true. The canonization of celebrities' who died young due to their own crippling vices is interesting to watch. The same thing happened with Amy Winehouse, but I loved her before she died.:cool:
     
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    cable guy too

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    Oh wow, I didn't know that. I can't imagine any but Jim Carey in this role. He was perfect, imo.
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    I hate Mike Meyers and his stupid scottish accent
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    this dialog sounds bad... like something made by Kevin Smith...
     
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    Awful.
     
  17. Yeahnolisten

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    He was also supposed to be The Cable Guy.
     
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    The 'I Am Chris Farley' doc is on Spike TV tonight if anyone is interested. :dontknow:
     
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    I think Chris Farley is one of the most overrated SNL comedians in the history of that show. Never made me laugh. Not once. His career success is a mystery to me.
     
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    He's an ogre, who lives in a van, down by the river ...