Harvey Keitel Was Originally Set To Star In ‘King Of New York’ Says Tarantino

Turns out Quentin Tarantino wasn’t done telling “what if?” Hollywood stories.

After telling the tale of how he nearly cast Laurence Fishburne in the role of Jules in “Pulp Fiction” and how him not getting it may have lead to Fishburne missing out on “Die Hard: With A Vengeance,” and how he originally considered Paul Newman and Gene Hackman for “Jackie Brown,” the director is back to tell the story of how Harvey Keitel was originally set to play the role of Frank White in “King of New York.”Read More: David Letterman Says Quentin Tarantino Once Threatened to Beat Him To Death Over A ‘Late Show’ JokeAbel Ferrara’s crime thriller “The King of New York” stars Christopher Walken as Frank White, a drug lord who leaves prison and decides to take total control of the criminal underworld of New York City in order to give back to the community.

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