When reading a script, it can be hard to know if it will translate into a critically acclaimed masterpiece or a complete box office flop. For some actors and actresses, they thought they were starring in Hollywood gold until the films hit the big screen, and the reviews started rolling in. Some of these films are cult classics, which shot these stars into the spotlight, while others are just plain bad, to the disappointment of those who made them. So do these actors and actresses regret making your favorite film? Read on to find out.
Viola Davis On Her Role In The Film ‘The Help’
As soon as the novel, ‘The Help’ written by author Kathryn Stockett hit bookstores, it became a sensation. It was only a matter of time before a film studio decided to turn it into a film, and when Walt Disney Studios finally did, they cast actress Viola Davis in the role of Aibileen Clark. This role got Davis an Oscar nod, which culminated in a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
However, Davis did not feel that the voice of the maid Aibileen was really heard in the film, and how she felt working for a white family. Certain elements which were critical to the book were glossed over.