10 actors, fired straight during filming
The actor’s work – it’s not only the applause, sex with groupies and “Thank you to my family,” the ceremony “Oscar”. Even if the actor confirmed a promising role, it does not mean that it can not be dismissed in a few weeks, because it wants the director.
The actress was fired from the third part of “Transformers” because of the conflict with the director. Megan called Michael Bay “Hitler and Napoleon in the director’s chair”, and that it – mediocrity. Later, the director and the actress made it up, but the place the girl protagonist took Victoria`s Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
The role of the protagonist Captain Benjamin Willard in “Apocalypse Now” is not always belonged to Martin Sheen. Originally it was to play the actor Harvey Keitel, but after two weeks of shooting, Coppola was very satisfied with the result, and Keitel rather unceremoniously fired.
Christian Bale had to play Patrick Bateman, the main character in “American Psycho,” but the script was interested Leonardo DiCaprio, and Bale was fired along with director Mary Herron (which, in fact, invited the actor). But DiCaprio, at the time the new-born former star of “Titanic”, has decided that the role of maniac could adversely affect its image. Then Bale returned to the cast.
The actor was fired after five weeks of shooting “Back to the Future,” where he played the role of Marty McFly. Directed by Robert Zemeckis I felt that Eric “lacked some details that would make the role of really funny and memorable.”
Now it seems that the role of the journalist Vicki Vale in the movie “Batman” by Tim Burton has been specially written for Kim Basinger. However, it is not. Although, if only because when Vicki first appeared in comics, Kim was not born yet). The role of Vicki Vale had to fulfill star of “Blade Runner” Sean Young. It was approved for the role, but broke her arm after falling off a horse during a rehearsal.
Charlie Sheen, the highest paid at the time of the American teleaktera, was fired from the shooting of the series “Two and a Half Men,” according to the official version of the SBS television channel, for “self-destructive behavior.” This means that Charlie indulged in alcohol and drugs (even though he passed a course of rehabilitation treatment) often brawled at rehearsals, always late, and quarreled with producers. After the dismissal of the actor nonetheless continued to receive from the company Warner Bros. 2 million dollars for each new episode (such were the conditions of his contract). And it took place in the series Ashton Kutcher.
The role of sexual operating system in the movie “It” Spike Jones had originally voiced Samantha Morton. But during the shooting of the director he replaced Samantha Scarlett Johansson, saying that the actress can not cope with the role.
Robert Downey Jr.
In the 1990s, the name of Robert Downey Jr. often associated with another scandal than with successful roles. In particular, he was suspended from filming the movie “Home for the holiday,” and he had to undergo treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, but still spend a year and four months in prison.
Lindsay Lohan, another actress whose celebrity scandals do, but not roles in the films. In 2010, it even excluded from the list of actors in the film “The Other Side”, as director David Michaels decided that the name Lindsey alienate potential viewers.
Peter Jackson Ryan Gosling fired from the shooting of the film “The Lovely Bones” because of differences of opinion on how to be a character in the film Gosling. Jackson did not like the actor has recovered on 27 kg, assuming that the ideal weight for his hero – 95 kg. Peter Jackson did not share this confidence.