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17 Actors Who Lied And Said They Were Done With A Role



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Liars, the whole thing of them!


Orlando Bloom said again in 2010 that he was finished taking part in Will Turner within the Pirates of the Caribbean collection — one in every of his most iconic roles — and that he positively would not be within the fourth movie. He emphasised that whereas he had a good time making the movies, he wished to “do various things.”

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Besides, in fact, Bloom did return as Turner, within the fifth movie: 2017’s Useless Males Inform No Tales.

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Keira Knightley did the very same factor. She told BBC Radio in 2014 that she wouldn’t return as Elizabeth Swann: “My time has positively handed. I liked it, it was a tremendous expertise, however I will not be going again.”

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However then she, too, was back for Useless Males Inform No Tales, after “the viewers demanded it” — although she appeared solely briefly.

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Joseph Morgan performed fan-favorite villain Klaus Mikaelson on The Vampire Diaries earlier than pivoting to be one of many leads of The Originals, which ran for 5 seasons. When requested if he’d seem within the spinoff Legacies (which starred his character’s daughter), he stated, “No, by no means, by no means. You’re by no means going to see it,” he told TV Guide.

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“You possibly can maintain your breath so long as you need. why? I’ve The Originals field set on my shelf, and it is an exquisite factor as a result of it is 5 DVD units which can be an entire story from starting to finish of this man, Klaus Michaelson — properly, beginning again in The Vampire Diaries Season 2,” he continued.

“I simply really feel like to come back again as a ghost or a flashback or one thing, for me, that journey, that story, has ended. That is the whole story, and it simply does not really feel proper to me to try this,” he added. Nicely, joke’s on all of us, as a result of Morgan confirmed up as Klaus within the Legacies collection finale this 12 months.

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“I’ve been requested time and again to make an look on Legacies, and it by no means felt proper … till now,” Morgan stated on Instagram earlier than the finale.


Equally, Emily Bett Rickards left Arrow (and different Arrow spinoffs) after Season 6. When requested if she’d wish to return to the present in its final season in any capability, Rickards said, “I really feel like Felicity has finished her time.”

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“We knew this was coming for some time — for over a 12 months — so the entire thing is precisely what we wished to occur. I belief the writers, and that’s of their fingers,” she stated of leaving the present.

She did, nevertheless, find yourself returning for the collection finale to mourn Oliver — after which reunite with him within the afterlife.


One in every of Harrison Ford’s most iconic characters was Han Solo within the Star Wars trilogy. Whereas selling the third movie, nevertheless, he gave the impression to be fairly relieved to be finished. “Three is sufficient for me. I used to be glad to see that costume for the final time,” he said. He has additionally revealed that he wished Han to be killed off within the third movie.

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He returned in 2015’s The Power Awakens due to “a extremely good script, the chance to work with J.J. [Abrams], who [he’s] admired, and it simply appeared like a good suggestion,” he told Leisure Weekly. Notably, his character was killed off within the movie. He later told GQ, “I am completed with Star Wars if Star Wars is completed with me,” and stated that he’d “somewhat not” reprise the position. “, at this level I would somewhat do one thing else. Simply because it is extra attention-grabbing to do one thing new.”

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Nonetheless, Harrison returned AGAIN as Solo in The Rise of Skywalker. It was rumored he’d return (de-aged) in The Guide of Boba Fett as properly, nevertheless it by no means got here to be.


Ewan McGregor additionally returned to Star Wars after a longtime denial that he ever would. He just lately stated in an interview that in case you had requested him in 2003 about reprising his character Obi-Wan Kenobi, he “most definitely” would’ve stated no.

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Clearly, although, in 2022 he did reprise the position within the collection Obi-Wan Kenobi. And he isn’t finished — he wants a Season 2 of the miniseries.

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McGregor stated {that a} massive reason for his return was that he realized the prequel collection truly did have plenty of followers, despite the fact that critics disliked the trilogy. He additionally started to consider there being a narrative to inform to explain how his Obi-Wan grew to become Alec Guinness’s model of the character. 


Daniel Craig somewhat infamously stated after Spectre that he was finished taking part in iconic character James Bond. When requested if he might think about doing one other Bond movie, Craig replied, “Now? I’d somewhat break this glass and slash my wrists. No, not in the meanwhile. Under no circumstances. That’s wonderful. I’m over it in the meanwhile. We’re finished. All I wish to do is transfer on.”

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He stated if he did do one other movie, it’d solely be for the cash…and apparently the cash was good, as a result of he would go on to look as Bond another time in No Time to Die. Forward of the movie’s launch, Craig expressed regret for his earlier feedback, saying he was joking and was additionally uncertain if he’d even be capable of do one other movie, having simply completed filming Spectre with a damaged leg and heading towards his 50s.

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Followers have been shocked after the character of Spider-Man/Peter Parker was recast for the third time in 9 years*, particularly contemplating it had solely been two years since Andrew Garfield final performed the character.

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*Spider-Man 3 with Tobey Maguire got here out in 2007; Captain America: Civil Warfare, which featured Tom Holland’s first look as Spider-Man, was nearly precisely 9 years later.

However main as much as the third movie with Holland as Spider-Man, followers started to take a position if Garfield and Maguire may need appearances within the movie, which was set to be about villains from their film sagas ending up within the MCU.

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Nonetheless, Garfield — and Maguire, however largely Garfield — vehemently denied these rumors for over a 12 months, saying he would not return because the character. “No, I…pay attention, I am not within the movie,” Garfield informed the At the moment present. “I really like Spider-Man; I all the time have. I used to be so completely happy to have performed the half, and I am so excited to see what they do with the third one.” However this all turned out to be lies, as a result of Garfield — together with Maguire — was within the movie in spite of everything!


This instance is form of enjoyable as a result of Sony/Disney/Marvel very clearly requested Garfield to lie — many of the different examples are instances the celebrities simply modified their minds.


Chadwick Boseman equally lied about his involvement in Avengers: Endgame, essentially telling a reporter that he wasn’t within the movies as a result of his character had died.

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Nonetheless, Boseman was clearly in Endgame, returning with the opposite characters who had been snapped out of existence in Infinity Warfare.


We have got one other superhero instance for you! Jennifer Lawrence said she was done taking part in Mystique after X-Males: Apocalypse, confirming it might be her final X-Males movie.

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Nonetheless…she ended up showing in Darkish Phoenix a number of years later. Director Simon Kinberg said that she solely got here again as a result of he was directing, and that she’d approached him saying she wouldn’t return in any other case.

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Apparently, it was a mutual settlement the place Lawrence wished Kinberg to direct, and he wished her to behave within the movie, in order that they agreed to one another’s request.


Steve Carell memorably starred as Michael Scott in The Workplace for seven seasons, however he left the collection after his contract ended. When the present ended two years later, Carell stated he would not be returning for the finale season or the finale. “I simply didn’t suppose it was proper for the character, as a result of that character had had an arc inside the story and form of grew and kind of advanced previous the thought of the documentary,” he said whereas selling a movie at Sundance.

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He added, “Do you actually suppose that folks wish to see Michael Scott once more? I believe the individuals who say they wish to see Michael Scott reappear could be finally barely dissatisfied,” and stated that it might be higher to “think about the place Michael and Holly are at this level than truly see it.”

He also said, “It is like, when you graduate from school, you do not wish to be that man two years out who’s sleeping on the dorm ground.” Nonetheless, he ended up making a brief look at Dwight’s marriage ceremony within the collection finale. In actual fact, it was the marriage that satisfied Carell to return.

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Carell didn’t want the finale to be about him, however felt it was applicable for his character to return to assist Dwight.


Michael Keaton famously performed Batman/Bruce Wayne in each Batman and Batman Returns within the late ’80s/early ’90s, however he ended up dropping out of constant to play Bruce in a 3rd movie, saying, “I simply cannot do it” and that he’d “blow [his] brains out” if he did one other Batman movie.

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After Tim Burton directed the primary two movies, Joel Schumacher was introduced in to direct Batman Without end. Nonetheless, Keaton stated that he and Schumacher clashed over the story, as he noticed it as a narrative about Bruce Wayne and Schumacher noticed it as a narrative about Batman. 

Keaton was finished taking part in Bruce/Batman for many years, throughout which period, a number of different actors took on the position. Nonetheless, he is now set to return as his model of Batman in The Flash. “It took a very long time,” he acknowledged about being satisfied to come back again. “I’m not simply gonna say I’ll do it. It needs to be good. And there needs to be a purpose.”

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Ben Affleck also said in 2019 that he was finished taking part in Batman after Batman v. Superman: Daybreak of Justice and Justice League*. He stated that he’d tried to jot down a solo movie, however he “could not crack it” and it was time to “let another person take a shot at it.” Robert Pattinson ended up taking over the position in The Batman.

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*And in addition within the post-credits scene of Suicide Squad.

Nonetheless, Affleck can also be set to return as his model of Batman in The Flash — in reality, he calls it his greatest work because the character.

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Affleck agreed to affix the movie in 2020, a 12 months after he’d stated he was finished.


Sylvester Stallone has said a number of instances that he is finished taking part in Rocky. For instance, after Rocky IV, Stallone said, “Oh, that is it for Rocky. As a result of I don’t know the place you go after you battle Russia. what I imply? You have got that conflict of ideologies and also you tackle supposedly the best combating machine ever constructed — a biochemically produced Soviet fighter. The place do you go after that?”

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“Every part subsequent is anticlimactic. And I don’t suppose I can do any higher,” he completed.

Nonetheless, he returned for the critically panned Rocky V and for Rocky Balboa, after which for the Creed movie collection starring Michael B. Jordan — although he says he is now finished with that, too.

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Stallone additionally stated in 2016 that he was retiring from the position of Rambo, suggesting he was too outdated to play the character. “The guts’s prepared, however the physique says, ‘Keep house!’” he joked, saying he was glad with the place the fourth movie left the character.

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“There’s nothing left. After they requested me to do one other Rambo, I stated, ‘If I can’t do higher than I did final time, and I can’t, then why?’” he added.

However a fifth movie, which had lengthy been deliberate and simply by no means appeared to pan out, ended up going forward, with the then–72-year-old reprising his position in 2019’s Rambo: Final Blood.

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Keanu Reeves told agents for years that he wasn’t serious about making one other Matrix movie, regardless of curiosity from Warner Bros. — particularly contemplating that his character, Neo, had died on the finish of the third movie.

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Nonetheless, when director Lana Wachowski approached him and urged a approach to carry him again for The Matrix Resurrections, he was in — however solely due to her involvement (Wachowski and her sister Lilly had created the saga).

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And at last, Snooki (Nicole Polizzi) said she was retiring from Jersey Shore: Household Trip in 2019. “I’m not coming again for Jersey Shore Season 4, if there may be one. The primary purpose is I simply can’t do it anymore. Actually, leaving my youngsters to movie it’s actually exhausting on me. I attempt to give up each single day. I simply hate being away from the youngsters.”

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Nonetheless, not solely did Snooki return in Season 4 (albeit briefly), however she additionally grew to become a major solid member once more in Season 5.


Initially, she went back because she wanted to return for sure occasions on the present, like a celebration celebrating Mike Sorrentino’s sobriety, after which determined she was prepared to return to the present so long as she would not spend greater than three days aside from her youngsters at a time.

Taylor Swift was proper — persons are folks, and typically they modify their minds. What do you consider these returning actors? Would you like all of them to return to their position once more? Tell us within the feedback!