New York Comic Con is in full swing and Christopher Lloyd was on hand to do a Q&A. When asked about this biggest regret, Lloyd says he once turned down a role in a "religious" film by Martin Scorsese. "...what was I doing?" he said. "This is the guy who uses the same actors over and over again. That was a severe career mistake."
Could he have been talking about "The Last Temptation Of Christ"? We're not sure what other movie it could have been (we're guessing it's not "Kundun"), and the movie certainly had its fair share of... unconventional casting, including David Bowie as Pontius Pilate (in a role originally offered to Sting) and John Lurie as James The Apostle (not to mention at one point Scorsese had Vanity slotted to play Mary Magdalane before Barbara Hershey came aboard). It's not clear what role Lloyd would have taken, but it's not like he was lacking in material. In the same year 'Temptation' came out, Lloyd appeared in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" and "Eight Men Out." Not bad. [Hollywood]