Main Characters In Series or Movies That Got Fired – The main character is crucial in a film and soap opera story, you can say that a main character is something that people will think about or at least have some flashing images in their mind when someone mention the movies.
But what happens if the main character is replaced? It is not impossible. The proof, there are rows of main actors who were fired while the film was being worked on.
There are various reasons why the main character was fired. Ranging from personal cases to filmmakers’ decisions. Well, the following is a row of the main cast being fired during filming.
Main Characters In Series or Movies That Got Fired
- Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield is very popular because he successfully played the character Peter Parker in the film The Amazing Spider-man. However, a mistake made him no longer star in the third film The Amazing Spider-man in 2017.
This is because Garfield did not attend Sony’s big event, the actor was eventually fired from the third film The Amazing Spider-man.
Initially, Sony intended to provide a long-term contract for Garfield to play the figure of Spider-Man in the sequel to the series. However, Sony and Marvel canceled that plan, and chose to make a new reboot film titled Spider-Man: Homecoming by appointing Tom Holland as the main character.
- Megan Fox
Megan was fired for controversial comments. It started when he underwent an interview session and compared the director Michael Bay who worked on Transformers with the figure of Hitler. Of course, these words invited anger from Bay which led to the dismissal of Megan Fox. The dismissal decision was also supported by Steven Spielberg who had been a producer of the Transformers film.
- Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan is always known for his role as James Bond, he should have starred in his fifth film as James Bond, but in the end he was cut off and replaced by Daniel Craig.
Actually there is no definite reason why the actor who played James Bond since 1995 was terminated. However, according to Pierce, it may be because he is old, and his role should be replaced.
- Charlie Sheen
In the middle of Two and a Half Men’s eighth season, Sheen managed to become more famous than ever. This time it’s not because of his acting skill, it was because a series of inexplicably eccentric interviews and stunts made him to be a meme that viral out of control. Even though he got black listed, at least he still “winning” right?
- Ryan Gosling
Actor Ryan Gosling was also fired from the main cast of the film The Lovely Bones in 2009 because of his weight gain.
Gosling’s efforts were not liked by the film’s producer, Peter Jackson. According to him, the actor’s weight gain doesn’t match the portrayal of his character because he looks too fat.
Therefore, Gosling was fired and replaced with Mark Wahlberg just days before the production of the film began.
- Kevin Spacey
Kevin became one of the Hollywood celebrities who were sued for sex scandals. This resulted in Netflix firing him from the TV series ‘House of Cards’. Even though he is the main character.
Director Ridley Scott finally decided to cut all of Kevin’s scenes in the movie ‘All the Money in the World’. Reshoots were then carried out with actor Christopher Plummer.