Shia LaBeouf backs out of Broadway debut due to creative differences

Shia LeBeouf is considered to be a good actor in Hollywood. The ‘Transformers’ star has made a name for himself on the big screen and was about to make his debut on Broadway, when he dropped out of Orphans. Daniel Sullivan, who is the director of the Lyle Kessler play said that he was concerned about the actors performance choices. Previews of the Orphan were to start on March 19, 2013.


According to the produces of the show, LaBeouf dropped out of the play due to creative difference with Alec Baldwin, with whom he was to share the stage. Tom Sturridge was the other actor in the play about two orphaned brothers who kidnap a wealthy man. The ‘Lawless’ actor had posted shots of email messages exchanged between himself, Baldwin and Sullivan on February 21, 2013, in regards to the play. He proceeded to call the situation ‘dis-agreeable’.

In response to Shia’s statement Sullivan responded, “I’m too old for disagreeable situations. You’re one hell of a great actor. Alec is who he is. You are who you are. You two are incompatible. I should have known it. This one will haunt me. You tried to warn me. You said you were a different breed. I didn’t get it.”

The play is set to start on April 7, 2013 and the producers of the show will soon be announcing a replacement for LaBeouf.