It is not uncommon for a person to have a conflict with a co-worker, or work with someone they don’t like. Hollywood is no exception. Even though the two actors seem to be best friends on-screen, off-screen things can be much different. These Hollywood Stars Confess The Best Actors They’ve Ever Worked With – And The Worst.
John Leguizamo and Steven Segal- Worst
John Leguizamo is famous for being candid. When he wrote his 2006 autobiography, Pimps, Hos, Play Hats, and All the Rest of My Hollywood Friends, nobody was safe. He mentioned having a fall out with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kurt Russel, and Leonardo DiCaprio. The actor that he really laid into was his co-star in the 1991 film, Out For Justice, Steven Segal.
Philip Seymore Hoffman and Jason Robards- Best
When Philip Seymour Hoffman died in 2014, many celebrities sang his praises. When he was alive, he often spoke highly of the people he worked with. Jason Robards was one of them. According to Philip, working with Jason on Magnolia was one of the highlights of his life. He said, “He was so much fun to be around, and more professional than most actors, with his professionalism and his desire to work.”
Naya Rivera and Lea Michele- Worst
Naya and Lea starred together on Glee, but it wasn’t all singing and fun behind the scenes. According to Naya, Lea was always in the middle of the trouble on-set. She says that Lea once threatened to go to the Screen Actors Guild to complain about the working conditions on the show. She was also famous for throwing fits and locking herself in her trailer, stalling production. Lea has also been accused of leaking stories to the press. There was no glee behind the scenes of Glee.
Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson- Best
According to Morgan Freeman, working with Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces was amazing. He said that when he worked with Jack, “every day was a holiday.” Morgan said that every actor has their bucket list of stars to film with, and Jack was on the top of his, and he didn’t disappoint.
Tyrese Gibson and James Franco- Worst
When Tyrese and James starred together in the 2006 military movie, Annapolis, Tyrese says that there was tension during certain scenes. While the two filmed the boxing scenes, Tyrese says that James full-on hit him. Later, James admitted that he was so into his character that he wasn’t as nice as he could have been.
Bill Murray and Lucy Liu- Worst
When Bill and Lucy starred together in Charlie’s Angels, there were rumors of Lucy attacking Bill physically after he called her acting skills into question. While neither confirmed or denied the rumors, Bill admits that there was some off-screen tension between the two.
Chris Evans and Ioan Gruffudd- Best
Chris Evans is known as the nicest guy in Hollywood because he never has anything bad to say about anyone. When he discussed Ioan during an interview, he sang his praises. Chris says that the two worked together on Fantastic Four, and Ioan made him laugh every day. He says that Ioan was so funny that he has nothing but good memories of filming Fantastic Four.
Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey- Worst
Patrick and Jennifer had terrific on-screen chemistry. Behind the scenes; however, things were as great. Patrick says that after long days of shooting, Jennifer would become extremely emotional if someone criticized her. He also said that she would slip into silly moods, forcing them to do scenes over and over again.
Betty White and Bea Arthur- Worst
Their characters may have been close friends and roommates on the show, but behind the scenes, Betty and Bea didn’t get along too well. According to Betty, Bea didn’t like her too much. She ways that her positive attitude made Bea angry at times. If Betty were happy, Bea would be furious.
Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves- Best
Sandra and Keanu had great chemistry on and off-screen while filming Speed. Sandra said years later that filming with Keanu was a lot of fun, and she loved being around him. In an interview, Keanu admitted that the feeling was mutual.
Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant- Worst
Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant starred together in Notting Hill, but things were far from great between the two. (According to Hugh) During an interview, he said that the sparks didn’t fly when their characters kissed during a scene because Julia’s mouth was too big. He also said that her mouth was so big that there was a faint echo as the two kissed.
Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt- Best
Denzel and Chris starred together in The Magnificent Seven. During an interview, he said that he could see why Chris is so popular because he’s a great guy. Denzel even compared working with him to working with Tom Hanks, which is a tremendous honor. For Chris, the feeling was mutual. He said, “he is a legend who may be the greatest living actor.”
Tom Holland and Jake Gyllenhaal- Best
Jake and Tom starred together in Spider-Man: Far From Home. According to Tom, Jake was always his idol, and he loved working with him. Jake says that same about Tom, calling him a “great dude” and “awesome.” The two developed a real bromance while filming together.
Julianne Moore and Jonathan Rhys Meyers- Best
These two starred in the psychological thriller, Shelter, together in 2010, and they are singing each other’s praises. She says that working with him was wonderful. He could be fun and serious, and he was a fantastic actor. He says that she was one of the main reasons to do the film. He said she is very strong and an extraordinary actress.