Actor Eddie Murphy has named the one movie role he feels like an idiot for turning it down.
The “Dolemite Is My Name” star revealed on a broadcast of “The Tonight Show” that he was originally offered the lead part of Eddie Valiant in the 1988 hit “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”
But he said no to the role because he thought the concept of the movie sounded weird.
“I was like, ‘What? Animation and people, that just sounds like bullshit to me,’” he recalled hosting Jimmy Fallon.
The part finally went to British actor Bob Hoskins and the film ended up getting three Academy Awards.
“Now, every time I see it, I feel like an idiot,” added Murphy, who is hosting this week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live.”
What do you think, Eddie was a good fit for the movie?