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10 Movies That Fired Their Lead Actors During Filming

We all like to imagine the movie-making process as being a fun and flawless one, but that’s rarely the case. It’s generally gruelling, exhausting and full of obstacles – the most extreme of which is when the lead actor is dismissed from their job.

Whether it’s because they misbehaved in some way, because they simply weren’t ultimately deemed suitable for their role or otherwise, a number of leading men and women have been asked to leave movies after production has commenced.
Here are ten movies that fired their lead actors during filming.