The movie biz is as slippery and cutthroat as any other, maybe more so.
Working actors can have it rough. Long periods of time get spent wondering when the next project will come around, the next paycheque a mystery that may never be solved. Consequently most stars want to keep their momentum up and will take any halfway decent role they can get, but that slightly desperate mind frame often gets performers duped into taking parts they'd normally rejected.
Hollywood is the capitol of trickery. From the special effects that wow audiences to the sneakily-worded contracts to net big names, the industry has near infinite tricks up its sleeve. The deadliest trick of all? Editing. There are countless tales of stars seeing their films and falling to pieces over the butchery of their work in the editing room.
It's hard to sympathise with someone making millions of dollars off a blockbuster they then turn around and whine about. That said, it's undeniably crushing to have one's art butchered or to be locked into something you hate without escape.
Still, some of these tricks can work out for the better...