Al Pacino Didn’t Feel Appreciated On The Godfather: Part II
For Al Pacino, it wasn’t one scene that had him at his breaking point; it was the entire role of Michael Corleone. While he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in The Godfather, the studio executives were trying to boot him out of the role for the sequel.
According to Pacino, he didn’t want to work somewhere he wasn’t wanted. Eventually, he stuck around, thanks to director Francis Ford Coppola.