When watching a movie, fans will often expect the main characters to have a good relationship in real life. It could be a fake romance turn real like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, or a friendship pack like the Friends cast. However, this rarely happens. Surprisingly, most famous co-stars in popular series don’t share a relationship like what is shown on screen. Here are some famous duos who didn’t get along when the camera stopped rolling!
1. Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson: Fast & Furious
The Fast & Furious series is about supercars, fights, and exciting races. We couldn’t help but admire Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s relationship with Vin Diesel in Fast Five. However, the two stars didn’t get along right away.
The Rock has, in fact, started posting cryptic messages on Instagram, talking about Diesel. They refuse to work together in many scenes and leave the crew with a heavy mission of making adjustments throughout the editing process.
2. Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd: Moonlighting
Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd in Moonlighting are the perfect couple. Over time, they seem to be a perfect couple in a comedy. Nonetheless, that doesn’t mean they get along in real life.
Everyone around secretly knew that the two actors and actresses hated each other. In detail, Shepherd confirmed this in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
3. William Shatner And Literally Everyone: Star Trek
When William Shatner took on the role of Captain Kirk in Star Trek, he quickly turned the character into one of the biggest television icons. However, this is where everything went wrong. We came across reports that every actor who starred with him in the movie couldn’t stand him.
For example, Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) almost quit her job while working with Shatner. After that, Leonard Nimoy was watching Shatner “steal” some lines from Spock so that his character wouldn’t sound “stupid.” And there are many other cases.
4. Tommy Lee Jones and Jim Carrey: Batman Forever
Batman Forever – Tommy Lee Jones – sent one of his biggest insults to Jim Carrey at the end of a scene for the superhero movie. While Carrey played The Riddler while Jones as Two-Face, they didn’t get along like their characters.
Many years later, when they ran into each other again in an LA restaurant, Lee Jones looked at Carrey and said the following words: “I hate you. I really don’t like you. I cannot sanction your gadgets. “
5. Julia Roberts and Steven Spielberg: Hook
When one of the most prominent actresses in history paired up with an iconic director, many have expected them to become the duo of history. What could go wrong with such a perfect combination?
Unfortunately, both Spielberg and Roberts were fighting throughout the filming process. The result? Julia Roberts ended up with a lousy nickname, “Tinkerhell.” After that, they exchanged some words about the co-stars to various news sources, which worsened the situation.
6. Jamie Foxx and LL Cool J: Any Sunday
When the news about these two musicians-turned-actors starring in Any Given Sunday broke out, it was a surprise for many fans. However, they didn’t expect Jamie Foxx and LL Cool J to have a bad relationship.
They didn’t hit it off initially, and things only worsened since then. During an argument scene, LL declined when Foxx had specifically asked LL to take things easy. Foxx punched him, and then LL hit back so hard that the singer lost consciousness.
7. Val Kilmer and Tom Sizemore: The Red Planet
Val Kilmer and Tom Sizemore are well-known actors, but both have huge egos. They could act friendly on the Mars filming site, but the two of them could not stand together for most of the time soon after.
After much controversy, Sizemore threw one of his dumbbells at his co-star. They fought soon after. Finally, the crew ended up asking them to refrain from being on set together for the rest of the filming.
8. Marlon Brando and Francis Ford Coppola: The Apocalypse Now
The relationship between Marlon Brando and Francis Ford Coppola is so tense that Apocalypse Now was closed to shutting down. When they accepted to play in the movie, Coppola suffered heart attacks.
Furthermore, the crew must undergo several funding lapses and severe rainstorm damage. Fortunately, the film eventually became a masterpiece, but the two never worked together again.
9. Will Smith and Janet Hubert: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
In the first three seasons of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Janet Hubert played Aunt Viv, Will Smith’s aunt. Suddenly, fans were utterly bewildered when Daphne Maxwell Reid replaced the actress for the character.
According to Smith, she was a big diva who was trying to take over the show regarding Smith. As a result, he ensured the producers would replace her when she got pregnant.
10. Edward Norton and Tony Kaye: American History X
American History X portrays hatred and violence and isn’t suitable for those with a fainted heart. Along with the hatred on-screen, the relationship between Tony Kaye (director) and main star Edward Norton was also a disaster.
After filming, Kaye refused to claim the film as his own as Norton had done so much editing to the final cut. The director stated that he didn’t want to see his name in the credit but instead used an alias “Humpty Dumpty.”