Everyone feels that their office work is lame irrespective of you are an actor. Sometimes all the fame and money that come through big roles don’t come easy as they go through miserable shooting conditions. Just like everybody in this world, actors do reach a saturation point where the situations almost cause them to walk away. There are several actors who pushed too far to get the scenes done accurately and pushed them right over the edge.
1) Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Force Awaken
After landing a role in the Star Wars: The Force Awaken, she almost put off her acting career. During the shooting, the actress was considered too wooden by J.J Abrams, for the role in the film. Well, this hit Ridley badly and she felt humiliated in front of the crew. But, she pushed herself well and improved her acting.
2) Jim Carrey – How The Grinch Stole Christmas
One of finest comical actors almost quit the role as The Grinch in the film. He had no idea how the work would the juices out of him. Not only he sat for hours to get the look of the character, but the contact lenses he was worn were too painful for him to carry throughout the shooting schedule. Moreover, there are parts in the movie, where the film added effects.
3) Shelly Duval – The Shining
One scene in the movie ,The Shining, just tested her ability to retakes she could take, but it was too stressful. Director Stanley Kubrick is known for his accuracy and perfection while shooting. In one scene when Duval defends herself and her son, Kubrick took whopping 127 retakes to get it done.
4) Michelle Rodriguez – Fast and Furious
The Fast and Furious star Michelle Rodriguez who plays the role of Letty almost quit the film over her character, who was meant to betray her lover Dom. In an interview, she said: “I basically cried and said I’m going to quit and, ‘Don’t sue me, please — I’m sorry, but I can’t do this in front of millions of people.”