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Nic Cage Regrets Refusing The Role Of Shrek, Joins Our List Of 20 Stars Who Turned Down Iconic Roles

Nic Cage turned down the role of Shrek

Nicolas Cage has played some pretty insane characters in his day, which is why we guess it makes sense that Dreamworks honcho Jeffrey Katzenberg asked him to provide voice to Shrek, the lovable green ogre in the film of the same name. But amazingly for a guy who has made The Wicker Man, Con-Air, The Rock, and Bangkok Dangerous (we could go on), Nic turned him down!

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