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'SNL' Reveals Alternate 'Back to the Future' Auditions

A few weeks ago, we showed you footage of Eric Stoltz as the original Marty McFly in Back to the Future, before the actor was replaced and Michael J. Fox took over the role midway through the film's production. But this weekend, Saturday Night Live unearthed never-before-seen screen tests that reveal how Back to the Future may have turned out with an entirely different cast.

Watch the video to imagine what could have been: Al Pacino or Robin Williams as Doc Brown? Eddie Murphy or Sam Kinison as Marty McFly? Jennifer Tilly as Lorraine?

A second sketch includes auditions from Nicolas Cage, Alan Alda, Bill Cosby, Prince, Joan Cusack, and more:

Now, can we please move on and stop talking about the 25th anniversary of Back to the Future?

-- Daniel Lehman

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