10 Movie Stars Who Were Nearly Fired from Their Films

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As movie fans, we don’t often think about what happens behind the scenes of our favorite films. But, the truth of the matter is, it’s not always sunshine and rainbows. Movie sets can be full of conflict among writers, producers and directors, and sometimes it can get really messy when an actor or actress arrives on set with a long list of unreasonable, diva-like demands.

Even though your favorite movie stars can do no wrong in your eyes, you would be surprised to know that many of them have actually stirred up a crazy amount of drama on the set of some of their biggest films. Many of these actors have even gotten to the point of almost getting fired from their roles for all of the crazy shenanigans they’ve pulled. In hindsight, all we can say is that we’re so glad that wasn’t the case. Like, who knows who we would’ve wound up with if they had to recast iconic characters like Edward Cullen in Twilight and the incomparable Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean?!

We know… you’re shuddering at the thought of a world in which your favorite stars never got to play their most iconic roles. Us too! But for now, sit back, relax and check out our list of ten movie stars who almost got the axe: