20 Things You Didn't Know About “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
Tim Curry auditioned for the role of Judge Doom, but was nixed because Robert Zemeckis, Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Michael Eisner all considered his performance too terrifying. Yea, Judge Doom was pretty scary, and Curry would have sold it!
"As a writer, Ashman was evocative and accessible but also edgy and irreverent. It was his idea to transform the witch Ursula into a larger than life character, and to turn Sebastian the Crab, Ariel’s guardian, into a clever wise-cracking Trinidadian…” Michael Eisner (from Work in Progress)