These actors who have specifically ask to clamser to break the series
“Continue without me, I slow you down …”
In general, the actors of TV series are often disgusted when at the moment of reading the screenplay, they realize that their character is supposed to die. In a “normal” taf , this is equivalent to the friendly: “Thank you for your work, but we put an end to our collaboration with immediate effect.” PS: it’s an automatic mail, do not try to answer . In short, it’s the loose. Except when you decide yourself to bar you to other heavens , forcing the showrunners to grant you a more or less worthy end.
Dean Norris / Hank Schrader (Breaking Bad)
Dean Norris, aka Hank Schrader aka Walter White’s not very clairvoyant brother-in-law, tried to stop before the end of the festivities. Not that he was tired of running after the meth trafficker, the bald cop just received – just before the last season of the show – a proposal to play in a comedy series. A role against type close to his heart: “I called Vince (the creator of the series) saying, ‘Hey, maybe Hank should die in the first 8 episodes This would be a perfect end to. It ” . In other words, half of the season 5. But AMC opposed to him an objection, inasmuch as the last season was divided in 2 parts: “They told me, We need you until the end. We have been building this final for 5 years. Obviously, I was happy to be part of their plans . ” Even if the respect of his contract made him miss the pilot of his comic series …
Sophie Turner / Sansa Stark (Game of Thrones)
For the moment, the oldest daughter of the Stark is still alive. But for how long? Because the British actress has publicly expressed the wish to see her character die before the final season of “Game of Thrones” which will be greatly reduced by the way . “I do not want to survive to the end. What good is it to be in ‘Game of Thrones’ if I do not have a superb death scene worthy of the name?” , Laughed the young woman maliciously in “The Wall Street Journal” . Did you hear George? File him his “Purple Wedding” !
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje / Mr. Eko (Lost)
The charismatic Mr. Eko was to have a much more prominent role in the series created by JJ Abrams. But his interpreter, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, never truly acclimatized to Hawaii , when he had just lost both parents. He had only one desire: to return to his family in London. The showrunners, Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, decided to let him go by killing his character at the beginning of season 3: “Our plans for Mr. Eko quickly changed, Adewale’s grief was perceptible from the beginning. His second episode in fact, we could see that he was really not good, whereas at the beginning he had to be a challenger of Locke, to become the spiritual leader of the shipwrecked . ” To our missteps…
Isaac Hayes / Chef (South Park)
“There is room in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire stops and where intolerance and bigotry towards religious beliefs begin” . After 9 seasons where he lent his voice to South Park’s “Chief” , Isaac Hayes slammed the door of the satirical show of Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The man was wounded in his flesh by an episode that criticized the Church of Scientology, while he has been a fervent adept since 1993. He therefore asked to break his contract. A request accepted at the beginning of season 10 where his character dribbles dirty, shredded by a puma and a bear. “Oh my God, they killed Chief!”
Kal Penn / Dr. Lawrence Kutner (Dr. House)
Between the white coat and the White House, Kal Penn quickly made his choice. When he accepted the role of Dr. Kutner in “Dr House” in 2009, the actor was already more or less a part of Barack Obama’s staff. And it was to be more present in Washington, at the White House, that he then claimed to leave the series . The writers pushed him to suicide at the end of season 5. And shit, it was not a lupus.
John Francis Daley / Dr. Lance Sweets (Bones)
He was a regular character of “Bones” via his psychic role. John Francis Daley aka Dr. Lance Sweets is alas dead in season 10, leaded on a poor parking lot. At his own request nevertheless. The young actor has indeed yielded to the sirens of the comedy “Vive les Vacances” (with Ed Helms and Christina Applegate) of which he was entrusted the realization. An offer he could not refuse: “It was a golden opportunity, and I saw it as the perfect new stage in my career and in my life . No regrets then.
Josh Charles / Will Gardner (The Good Wife)
In the middle of season 5 of “The Good Wife” , Will Gardner is shoot in court by his client. A violent death, which deeply shocked the fans, although it was known a year before that his interpreter, Josh Charles, had not renewed his contract. No confusion to report. The actor just wanted to, as he told Deadline: “I had already renewed twice before, but at the end of season 4, I said stop. Artistic decision, it was time for me to explore new horizons, in my life and in my career . ” Hi the artist.
TR Knight / Dr. George O’Malley (Gray’s Anatomy)
Gray’s Anatomy, George O’Malley
Despite the audience’s love for O’Malley, TR Knight wanted to have him killed and quit “Gray’s Anatomy” . The fault with important “communication problems” between him and Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the show. The latter would have reduced his time on screen in season 5, in comparison with the other main protagonists and the first seasons. This was a lesson to him, as he told Entertainment Weekly: “My experience in the first four seasons proved to me that I could not trust the answers of production when I asked about my character . ” Collateral damage,