15 Actors And Directors We Didn’t Know Got Fired From Movies

15 Actors And Directors We Didn’t Know Got Fired From Movies

A role in a film or television series does not ensure an actor a long-term job. They might, in fact, be replaced immediately at any point before, during, or after the production. More often than not, directors realize halfway through the process that the star isn't the right fit for the role, and sometimes actors are fired for causing too much controversy on and off the set. Find out why most of your favorite celebs were fired from a project they were collaborating on.

Imagine if you were the main character who got fired from a major motion picture? Or, even worse, a spectacular film that went on to become a cherished classic. This is a condition that has happened to numerous actors, with tragic repercussions in certain cases. Maybe some of the world's most famous actors have been sacked from films that moved on to become hugely successful series.

Even super-hot celebrities can be booted from projects for a variety of reasons, big and small. Consider the following examples:

Jeffrey Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor got kicked off of Transparent because of alleged harassment. nt m That was the decision Amazon Studios took after an investigation that looked into those harassment allegations. CRACKED.COM


Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay got fired from the 1995 Power Rangers movie. The movie was filming in Australia, and she flew home over Christmas to be with her family - they told her it'd be OK, but when she called back on January 3, they'd fired her. CRACKED.COM


Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf got fired from Olivia Wilde's movie Don't Worry Darling. Apparently, his style clashed with the cast and crew, and he had displayed poor behavior on the set. CRACKED.COM


Christopher Lord and Phil Miller

Christopher Lord and Phil Miller got fired from directing the Solo movie. SAN CON MIC MIC ATIO Apparently, they thought Han Solo should be funnier than he actually is, which didn't sit so well with the higher-ups. CRACKED.COM


Ryan Gosling

Peter Jackson fired Ryan Gosling from The Lovely Bones, because of his weight. Gosling gained 60 pounds to play the character, which Jackson disagreed with - so Gosling got canned. CRACKED.COM


Sarah Silverman

In 2019, Sarah Silverman got fired over a blackface sketch from 2007. I recently was going to do a movie, a sweet part, then at 11 pm the night before they fired me because they saw a picture of me in blackface from that episode, she said. CRACKED.COM


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