Difficult actors can be a real thorn in a director’s side. Slowing down production, inflating the budget, or causing chaos on set isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. But every now and then an actor’s ego balloons, making problems for everyone else who just want to do a good job and go home. It’s an unfortunate product of Hollywood to have these kinds of actors, but who are the absolute worst? Here are 25 Most Difficult Actors To Work With.
Bruce Willis is known for his hard as nails personality, but in an interview with Kevin Smith for his film Cop Out, Smith went as far as to say Willis was “soul crushing” to work with.
Megan Fox took things too far when in an interview she compared Michael Bay to Hitler for making her work twelve hours in a day. Stephen Spielberg demanded Bay fire her after the comment.
Even Madonna straight up admitted being hard to work with on the set of her documentary special, saying her ego can get out of control, and she wants to push people to do their best.
On the set of Hook, Julia Roberts played Tinkerbell, but supposedly her mood swings from depression to hysteria earned her the name “Tinkerhell.”
Christian Bale made headlines on the set of Terminator: Salvation when he went on an epic, violent rant against the director of cinematography.