18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

When, during the filming of something going wrong, producers and Directors have to make tough decisions in order to adapt to ever-changing process. But sometimes unexpected change happens to the best, and this list is proof of that. After all, if these actors got fired in the middle of shooting, iconic characters would be not such, what we know and love.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The legendary role of Marty McFly from the very beginning suggested to the Michael J. Fox. The Fox, but he was busy with other projects, so in the end, the role of the departed Eric Stoltz.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

Led Sheinberg, head of Universal, even supported this decision. But, despite the fact that Stolz filmed most of the scenes, in the end, the game was considered too dramatic and devoid of humor, which the creators expect from this role. Then the Fox got in touch again, and with his employment was settled.

Zemeckis decided to let Stolz of the decision, and later said it "was the most difficult meeting I have ever had, and I was to blame. I broke his heart".

"Beverly hills" is considered a classic Comedy.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

When Sylvester Stallone took on the role of Axel Foley, he wanted to make changes in the script and add more heroism to his character, in fact, make it a hero of a Thriller. This vision is not like the creators, and Stallone was replaced by Eddie Murphy, who gave the film its own unique charm.

Stuart Townsend, at that time still a relatively new name in the film industry, got the role of Aragorn in the Lord of the rings, but stayed on the set only a few days.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The Director quickly realized that Townsend was too young to play the Stranger, and the role gave Viggo Mortensen, who made the character iconic.

Nicole Kidman has already started filming the Thriller "panic Room", but suffered a knee injury that has damaged the filming of "Moulin Rouge", and could not continue to act.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The role gave jodie foster, who at the time had to make another film as a Director, but the shooting had to be cancelled as the film's star, Russell Crowe, too, was injured.

Everyone knows Wolverine from X-Men, and the actor who plays him.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

But the role of the gruff hero was meant for Dougray Scott, who in 1999 was rapidly gaining popularity. However, another project of Scott was delayed, and he was unavailable when he began shooting "X-Men", so the role was given to Hugh Jackman, and what happened you know.

The Truman show — an impressive film with a lot of deep topics and ideas and brilliant acting made it twice as good.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The role of Christophe, the main maker fake town originally belonged to Dennis hopper; however, the actor had difficulties with the performance of the character (rumor has it that he forgot the words), and so the role was given to ed Harris, who are uniquely good at.

Cat woman, is an important figure in the life of Batman, originally played nominee for "Oscar" Annette Bening, however she had to leave the project in the context of pregnancy, and Michelle Pfeiffer took her place.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The change was unexpected, and Pfeiffer said she even had to wear clothes made for Bening, because the shooting was in a hurry to start as soon as possible.

In the 90s Lori petty has established itself as a reliable actress and was supposed to appear in the "Destroyer" along with famous actors like Sylvester Stallone and Wesley snipes.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

However, it is reported that she did not get along with Stallone and it was replaced by the then newcomer in the film industry — Sandra Bullock.

Fans of the franchise "Alien" will recognize Michael Bina, who played Hicks, but the role went to him at once.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

Initially, this character was supposed to play James Remar, but after a few weeks of filming he was fired, citing creative differences. Later the actor himself admitted that suffer from drug addiction, and lost the role due to the fact that he found the drugs.

Kultowy character from "V for Vendetta" could have very different manners, if the Director decided to stay at their first choice of actor for the role.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

James V Puhoi spent the whole 6 weeks of filming, while the creators decided that he can't show emotions in a mask as required. The role of V suggested that Hugo Weaving, and it's the game we see in the film.

Of course, the Predator is usually known by the mask, not the actor, who was hiding behind her, but still interesting that this actor could be himself Jean-Claude van Damme.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The real reason van Damme left the project and was replaced by Kevin Peter Hall, remains a mystery: according to one version, the actor was too stuffy makeup and costume, to the point that he lost consciousness.

Some changes were made from the acute need. So it was with the film "All the money in the world", where the role of oil tycoon was supposed to play Kevin spacey.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

Because the charges against the actor allegations of sexual violence, the film Director Ridley Scott quickly removed it from the film and re-shot all the scenes with Christopher Plummer, who even received a nomination for "Oscar" for the role.

Harvey Keitel took on the role of captain Benjamin L. Willard in "Apocalypse now", although the Director immediately imagined in the role of another actor.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

Keitel was not able to give form to the idea, and his place was taken by Martin sheen, who originally offered the role, but the actor was busy in other projects.

Two-time nominee for an Oscar Samantha Morton was supposed to sound artificial intelligence named Samantha in the movie "her".

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

However, at the stage of post-production, it became clear that the voice of the AI lacks something. "When we started editing, we realized that the character/movie needed something different than what Samantha and I created together," said the film's Director. So the role went to Scarlett Johansson.

Kela O'neill took on the role of Eli Sunday in the film "There will be blood", where he was to play with the superstar Daniel day-Lewis.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

However, after the start of filming, it became clear that O'neill is not really suitable for the role, and even the actor himself, knew it. The role gave The Floor, which was already on set and played brother Eli (the scripts are adjusted to make them twins).

Julianne Moore was fired from the film "Can you ever forgive me?" in just 6 days before the start of filming.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

Moore acknowledged that her opinion differed with the opinion of the Director:

They say that the actress wanted to be in a "fat suit" to look more like a real woman, she had to portray. Moore was replaced by Melissa McCarthy, which even nominated for an Oscar for best actress.

The film "the Lovely bones" tells the story of a missing girl and her family.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

The role of the father had to get Ryan Gosling, which is specifically for this role gained weight: Gosling reasoned that it was only logical for the unhappy father whose daughter has gone missing, but Director Peter Jackson didn't think so, and Gosling was replaced by mark Wahlberg.

Wonderful talking Teddy Paddington was originally supposed to voice Colin Firth.

18 movie stars, which are replaced in the middle of shooting

But at some point (after the actor in almost all recorded), it became clear that his voice doesn't match the adorable animation of bear.

Firth was replaced by Ben whishaw.

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