16 Actors Forced, Coaxed, Or Otherwise Hoodwinked Into Performances

Studio contracts are a double-edged sword. On one hand, a three-movie deal means guaranteed work for years! On the other, it's the reason we have a Cat in the Hat movie so offensively bad, it scandalized Dr. Seuss' widow.

Even a dream gig can come with strings attached: Ryan Reynolds only landed Deadpool in Deadpool because he played ball and appeared as Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Here are a few more iconic (or universally detested) performances that were forced out of an actor like the last squirt of toothpaste:

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16 Actors Forced, Coaxed, Or Otherwise Hoodwinked Into PerformancesSource: New York Times

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16 Actors Forced, Coaxed, Or Otherwise Hoodwinked Into PerformancesSource: People

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16 Actors Forced, Coaxed, Or Otherwise Hoodwinked Into PerformancesSource: Hollywood Reporter

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16 Actors Forced, Coaxed, Or Otherwise Hoodwinked Into PerformancesFamous Actors Who Were Tricked Into Being In Bad Movies