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21 Actors Who Regret Roles They’ve Played

Numerous actors have spoken adversely about their time spent as superheroes (Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Halle Berry). Or a high school heartbreaker (Robert Pattinson, Zac Efron) or proceed with a long-running establishment (Matt Damon, Daniel Radcliffe). Most astonishing actors portrayed iconic roles, yet think back with regret. These few instances make us question the thought process that makes these actors repent their roles.

So, we have brought to you 21 actors who regret  roles they’ve played.

Shailene Woodley in The Secret Life of the American Teenager 

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The actor discussed not always agreeing with the content of the show. She needed to keep doing it, given her agreement. At last, the characters began zeroing in more on restraint. “There were a ton of things that were composed into the scripts that not just me, a great deal of the cast, couldn’t help contradicting,” she said. She also said that the role on Secret Life was the hardest thing she ever had to do that taught her about voicing her conviction framework.

John Boyega in Star Wars

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Boyega played Finn in the most recent Star Wars trilogy, which finished up a year ago. He said the movie producers didn’t have the foggiest idea how to manage his and other different characters in The Rise of Skywalker. According to him, Black men did not get prominent roles in Disney.

 Megan Fox in Transformers

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Fox made a remark about the director of Transformers franchise which cost her job. She said that he resembles Napoleon and he needs to make this crazy reputation to maintain his rigor.

Jennette McCurdy in iCarly

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Jennette McCurdy has, for the most part, avoided the spotlight since withdrawing from Nickelodeon in 2014. On her talk on the podcast, Empty Inside, McCurdy talked about her embarrassment due to her work in some shows like iCarly.

Halle Berry in Catwoman

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Halle Berry figured the story in Catwoman “didn’t feel very right”. Since her character’s objective was to stop an insidious cosmetic tycoon instead of saving the world as male superheroes do like Batman or Superman.

Blake Lively in Gossip Girl

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During a meeting, Blake Lively uncovered that, at times, she felt her role in Gossip Girl inadequately reflected her and gave fans some unacceptable impression of her. She felt like there could be a better message sent to the audience.

Zac Efron in High School Musical

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The 28-year-old made his debut playing the heartthrob, Troy Bolton in the hit 2006 film, High School Musical. He thinks about it almost every day and says that it gave him same kind of roles in other movies.

Harrison Ford in Star Wars

Star Wars: Harrison Ford Does Not Care About Your Star Wars Fan Theory | GQHarrison Ford spent such a long long time playing Hans Solo  that he wished to be killed in between the series. Helpless old Solo met his stunning downfall in the latest film. However, in a Q&A session, Ford wrote that it ought to have happened long time ago.

Michelle Pfeiffer in Grease 2

Grease 2 is actually way cooler than the originalSequels of legendary films are consistently sketchy, which is why Pfeiffer hasn’t been timid about revealing her feelings about Stephanie in Grease 2. She hated that film furiously and couldn’t accept that how awful it was. She was too young and didn’t think it through.

 Evangeline Lilly in Lost

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From 2004 to 2010, the 38-year-old actor played Kate Austen for six seasons on ABC’s Lost. And on The Lost Boys podcast, on July 31, she shared some in-the-background stories from the set. The job transformed Lilly, even though she never tried to be famous. On the other, she states that she discovered her job to be obnoxious. It lost the flare it had at the beginning.

Viola Davis in The Help

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Viola Davis has lamented about her part in the 2011 film- The Help. Davis played Aibileen Clark, one of two black housekeepers in 1963 in Mississippi whose accounts are told by a youthful white lady (Emma Stone).

Channing Tatum in G.I Joe

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Channing Tatum has said that he HAD to star in GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra in the wake of marking a three-picture bargain right off the bat in his profession. The 35-year-old actor, who was named as the second-most generously compensated actor on the planet in 2013, disclosed that he had no other option or Paramount would have taken lawful actions.

Robert Pattinson in Twilight

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Even though Pattinson may have played Cullen he didn’t like the character at all and that it appears to be far-fetched. We are not quite if he will return to the job if a new book demands his return.

Jamie Dornan in 50 Shades of Gray

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Jamie Dornan felt “very awkward” playing Christian Gray in 50 Shades of Gray. He thought that his role was far-flung, and he struggled with it.

Christopher Plummer in Sound of Music

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Plummer nicknamed the movie as “Sound of Mucus.” Others considered it the “Sound of Money” since it was the No.1 film for more significant part of 1965. Plummer grumbled that his character was a “vacant remains of a job” and that the film chased after him like an albatross.

Andrew Lincoln in Love Actually

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Lincoln had the chance to play the lone person who doesn’t get the young lady. He told that the story is set up like a prism taking a look at all the various characteristics of adoration. His was solitary. So he had the chance to be this unusual stalker fellow.

Katherine Heigl in Knocked Up

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In a 2008 Vanity Fair meeting, Heigl called the film “somewhat misogynist” and reprimanded her depiction in the film. Rogen and Judd Apatow were not satisfied, which left uncertain pressure among the group. Heigl also disclosed that she simply didn’t care for how her character ran over.

Christian Bale in Newsies

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Newsies was a movie musical featuring Christian Bale that slumped in the cinema world and with pundits when The Walt Disney Company delivered it in 1992. He said in a meeting that this film never made any sense.

Angus T. Jones in Two and A Half Men

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The highly open fallout between Angus T. Jones and Two and A Half Men brought up a fascinating issue: What happens to the tycoon high school actor? He goes on YouTube to call his show “foul” and asks individuals to quit watching. Considering himself a previous “paid hypocrite,” he clarified that the material on the sitcom clashed with his convictions as he “rediscovered” his Christian faith.

Sean Connery in James Bond

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Sean Connery rose to fame as the first person to play special agent James Bond on-screen. He did a lot of films as James Bond. He became apathetic of his role at the end as a Spy.

Jessica Alba in Fantastic Four

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To bring Fantastic Four back into the spotlight, the actors and Director needed to function admirably together, which was tragically not the case for Rise of the Silver Surfer. Undoubtedly, Jessica Alba – who played Susan Storm, aka Invisible Woman — didn’t coexist with director Tim Story. Alba had a particularly obnoxious time filming Rise of the Silver Surfer.


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