Unlike every other job profile, Acting is a tough job! Actors put in their sweat and blood to get into the character’s skin and deliver justice to the money spent by the audience. However, sometimes, the project turns out to be not as they would expect and regret later. Many actors have opened up about the role that they portrayed were not as they expected and they disowned the movie.
Below given is a list of 7 times the actors disowned their movies!
Channing Tatum in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
With the success of Transformers movies, Hasbro wanted to expand its movie franchise from the robots from outer space. The 2009’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, with Channing Tatum playing the lead role military figurine, did not turn out to be as expected. Channing Tatum went on to say in an interview that he fu*ckng hates that movie. ‘Look, I’ll be honest, I fucking hate that movie. I hate that movie. I was pushed into doing that movie.’
Robert Pattinson in The Twilight Saga
The new Cap Crusader Robert Pattinson made his name with the Twilight Saga and became a heartthrob overnight. The actor went on to spend a decade trying to live the role down. R-Patz said these movies are like 100 years old. ‘There’s a lot of stuff in the Twilight world that doesn’t make sense. It’s like, why are they still going to high school? Like, up until last year? They’re a hundred years old.’
Viola Davis in ‘The Help’
‘The Help’ earned Viola Davis an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of 1960s housemaid Aibileen Clark. She later went on to regret her role publicly due to the marginalization of Black maids and its “white savior” narrative. ‘I just felt that at the end of the day, that it wasn’t the voices of the maids that were heard”, added Viola Davis.
George Clooney on ‘Batman and Robin’
Released in 1997, Batman and Robin did not receive the reception as they would expect. George Clooney who played the role of the Cape Crusader said, he can’t even “get into all the bat nipples.” He believed he was blind when he took on that role. “It was a difficult film to be good in. With hindsight, it’s easy to look back at this and go, Woah, that was really shit and I was really bad in it.”
Kyle MacLachlan in ‘Showgirls’
Directed by Paul Verhoeven, Showgirls was a 1995 erotic drama film starring Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, and Gina Gershon. The lead Kyle MacLachlan played the role of a sleazy casino owner. He went on to say about the film just gets worse. ‘It’s a very slow, sinking feeling when you’re watching the movie, and the first scene comes out, and you’re like, “Oh, that’s a really bad scene.” And you somehow try to convince yourself that it’s going to get better… and it just gets worse.’
Halle Berry in ‘Catwoman’
While the 2004 Catwoman movie is still yet to get a solo spinoff in the DCEU, Halle Berry believed that the 2004 Catwoman was the worst comic-book movie ever. While trashing Warner Bros, she said, ‘First of all, I want to thank Warner Bros. for putting me in a piece-of-shit, godawful movie. It was just what my career needed!’