Bet You Didn’t Know: Secrets Behind the Making of “Do The Right Thing”

- By

Robert De Niro could have been Sal

Spike Lee approached De Niro about playing the role of Sal, the pizzeria owner, but De Niro, being the superstar he is, had already committed to another project and was unable to star in the film. As much of a genius as De Niro is, this movie was going to be a gem, a classic whether he decided to lend his talents to the film or not.

Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN