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Why Michael Madsen Almost Said No to Iconic Reservoir Dogs Role

Why Michael Madsen Almost Said No to Iconic Reservoir Dogs Role

Can you imagine Reservoir Dogs without Michael Madsen as Mr. Blonde? That almost happened, when Michael Madsen very seriously considered walking away from the classic gangster pic, which also happens to mark the official directorial debut of Quentin Tarantino. The actor didn't want to die on screen at the hands of an unknown, which happened at the time to be a young Tim Roth. He wanted his character to be killed by seasoned actor and Martin Scorsese alum Harvey Keitel.

Mr. Blonde eventually meets his ultimate demise at the hands of Tom Roth's undercover cop Mr. Orange, during the thrilling climax of Reservoir Dogs. But Michael Madsen had decided he was ready to walk if he didn't have it a different way. This new info comes courtesy of the new documentary QT8: The First Eight, which chronicles the first 8 movies in Tarantino's filmography as a director. Madsen says this

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