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Old 08-13-2006, 02:19 AM
Uncommon Sense Uncommon Sense is offline
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Credits Q for the movie Payback; RE James Coburn.

I didn't see James Coburns' name in the credits at the end of the movie for playing Fairfax, any reason?
They show Fairfaxs' body guard but not Fairfax in the credits..

Any reason?
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:14 AM
Uncommon Sense Uncommon Sense is offline
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Anyone? Was this a mistake or is it somewhat common for a stars name to left out of the ending credits?
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:21 AM
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Apparently, according to this Entertainment Weekly blurb, his part was just a quick uncredited cameo that expanded into a much larger role:

http://www.ew.com/ew/report/0,6115,8...7C0_0_,00.html

I'd wager that's because of the reshoots Mel Gibson demanded.
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:24 AM
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I'd wager that's because of the reshoots Mel Gibson demanded.
"We need reshoot that scene, too many of the extras looked like Jews..."
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:54 AM
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There are many reasons why actors are deliberately uncredited, but usually it's because they don't want to be seen taken a minor part when they are major stars. This isn't ego: it's money -- the studios will try to lowball their next starring role by pointing out they were willing to take less for their last role in small supporting part they liked.

It is always the actor's choice -- he'll raise a stink otherwise.
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Old 08-13-2006, 07:56 AM
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"We need reshoot that scene, too many of the extras looked like Jews..."
You win the thread.
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Old 08-13-2006, 08:33 AM
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There are many reasons why actors are deliberately uncredited, but usually it's because they don't want to be seen taken a minor part when they are major stars. This isn't ego: it's money -- the studios will try to lowball their next starring role by pointing out they were willing to take less for their last role in small supporting part they liked.

It is always the actor's choice -- he'll raise a stink otherwise.
See also: Willis, Bruce in Four Rooms.
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Old 08-13-2006, 09:16 AM
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And Robin Williams in Dead Again
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