10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

Yes, it is a fact that playing a certain role can completely change the entire careers and even the lives of many actors and actresses and this can also lead to them earning themselves a whole lot of awards but these celebrities cannot always be sure and predict exactly which role would be landing them the fame and glory and so, at times, they do tend to make some really wrong and silly decisions. Don’t we all? Here we have for you, a list of 10 major actors and actresses who had almost lost some really iconic roles:

10. The Olsen Twins from the Full House

Who can forget these adorable little twins from the show? Mary Kate and Ashley were the stars of the family series. The sisters had started acting when they were super young and soon became very popular actresses. The actors, John Stamos was not really a big fan of these twins when they had been cast as he really did not like the very idea of babies spoiling the take and crying. The actors had then suggested that the director should replace these children but when the new kids were super hard to work with, the famous Olsen twins had been brought back to the cast.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

9. Shia Labeouf from Transformers Franchise

Since the actor’s Disney days, he was exposed to stardom even though he does not really like it much. After the very first Transformers film, he had bad mouthed Michael Bay, the director and then said that he despised the movie. This eventually led to a whole lot of tension and then Labeouf had almost lost this role in a few other movies in this franchise as he could not get along very well with the director.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

8. Taylor Lautner from New Moon

Taylor Lautner is well-known for his role as Jacob Black from the Twilight franchise. The actors had starred in the very first movie as the teenage wolf boy and also in the sequel. The director had thought that Lautner did not really have the right body and he was almost not cast but the actor had proven them really wrong

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

7. Robert Pattinson: Twilight

The hero vampire from the Twilight franchise had almost lost this of Edward Cullen role as he had been taking it very seriously. The actors had tried too hard to look serious and dead for this role and the director had once thought that he was never really smiling. When the actor had found out that he may actually get replaced, he loosened up and followed all instructions.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

6. Gemma from Game of Thrones

She plays the role of the character, Yara Greyjoy in GOT. The makers of GOT are very particular and super strict about all their actors allowing information that may be spoilers. Gemma was super new to this role, and she was not aware about how strict these rules were, and she had also let some information out.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

5. Robert Downey Jr: Weird Science

RDJ was not always the Iron Man we know now, and there had been a time when he was just yet another young actor. The actor was well-known for his attitude and on the set of ‘Weird Science,’ and he had lost it when he saw that he did not get his own trailer. He then had decided to go public about this, and the makers were very disgusted and almost fired him.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

4. Rachel McAdams: The Notebook

Gosling and McAdams performances were amazing in the movie. Gosling was a star back then, and he had been handpicked for this role, and Rachel had auditioned, and when they could not really get along, Gosling had asked the director to replace the actress.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

3. Judd Nelson: The Breakfast Club

Judd Nelson had played the role of Bender in the movie. He had identified way too much with the character, and he also liked to bully people in real life. He then bullied Ringwald, and the director was all set to fire Nelson when Molly Ringwald had stepped in and defended the actor.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

2. Al Pacino: The Godfathe

The director had thought that Pacino was not the best for this role and the actors also agreed to this. He said that he did not understand why he had even been cast.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

1. Johnny Depp: Pirates of the Carribean

The people at Disney did not understand his portrayal of a pirate. They had thought that the actor made this pirate role look too drunk and Depp could not understand what he had been doing wrong.

10 Famous Actors And Actresses Who Had Almost Lost Their Most Iconic Roles

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