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Isn't it just sad that the actor who wanted to play a certain character doesn't get a role? But it's probably worse when the actor gets fired from the role he or she was supposed to play. But since this is the movie industry, anything can happen.
These actors got fired from their movies due to reasons like bad attitude towards the director, and having a mutual dispute and also gaining too much weight. Yes, that's a reason as well. But whatever be the reason, the movie was still made, but the actor was dropped out.
So here are 12 famous actors who got fired from their movies.
This cutie was asked never to come back to the sets of his movie, 'The Lovely Bones' when he gained 60 pounds extra for his role.
Christian Bale was hired, fired and then hired again for his role in 'American Psycho' after Leonardo DiCaprio walked out last minute.
This hottie was fired from her 'Transformers' franchise after she compared the director of the movie to Hitler.
He was dropped out of the movie 'Predator' when he refused to certain terms set up by the production team.
She was supposed to play the female lead in 'Knocked Up,' but she was fired after she had a huge argument with the director. As a result, Katherine Heigl was hired.
He shot many scenes for 'Back To The Future' but was eventually dropped because he couldn't get the comic lines correctly.
He was initially hired to play the lead in 'Beverly Hills Cop,' but sadly due to some differences, he was swapped with Eddie Murphy.
This British actress was supposed to voice for the female lead in Spike Jonze's Her. She was extremely cooperative, but somehow the director thought she just wasn't right.
It's hard to imagine Lord of the Rings without Viggo Mortenson, but did you know that Stuart Townsend was supposed to play that character initially?
Do you remember the amazing role of Catwoman in 'Batman Returns' of 1992? Michelle Pfeiffer played it, but the initial choice was Annette Bening. She was dropped out of the movie because the actress got pregnant.
Sinatra was supposed to play the lead in the iconic 'Dirty Harry,' but due to an accident he injured his arm and had to be replaced with Clint Eastwood.
Tom was supposed to play the lead role in 'Indiana Jones,' but Harrison Ford replaced him after the issues with his Magnum PI contract were highlighted.