26 Best Kept Secrets From The Iconic Movie Caddyshack

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26. The Studio Rejected The Movie Until Chevy Chase Was Cast

Today, Bill Murray and Rodney Dangerfield are big names, but they were just getting started back in 1980. Caddyshack was Dangerfield’s first major film, while Murray was fresh off Saturday Night Live. The producers cast Chevy Chase as character Ty Webb— who they had reportedly written the part for anyway— to appease the studio.