Tag: audition

True Blood’s Newest Cast Member, Rob Kazinsky, Talks About His Audition

Rob Kazinsky is the newest cast member of the HBO vampire drama, True Blood. The British actor hasn’t had any trouble becoming part of the team, who have worked together for six seasons.

How Did Benedict Cumberbatch Ruin His Chance to Play James Bond in a Video Game?

No one can say that Benedict Cumberbatch isn't having success in both movies and television these days with Star Trek Into Darkness and Sherlock, but the clearly-enunciating Englishman once blew the chance to conquer a third type of media: video games

Isla Fisher Got a Role in ‘The Great Gatsby’ Without Saying a Word

The next time I interview for a job I'm not going to say anything. I don't mean I won't say anything of substance, I'm literally not going to say anything at all. Not a word.

Miles Teller Bombed His First Audition for ‘The Spectacular Now’

Miles Teller is the first one to admit that he’s not sure how he landed the much-coveted role in the indie The Spectacular Now. The actor, who stars alongside Brie Larson and Shailene Woodley, recalls completely bombing his first audition.

Rafe Spall Talks About Auditioning for His Nude Scenes in ‘I Give it a Year’

You'll see just about everything of actor Rafe Spall in the upcoming comedy I Give it a Year.

James D’Arcy on His Uncanny Resemblance to Anthony Perkins and His Audition for ‘Hitchcock’

Film history has shown that when an actor portrays a real-life figure that actor doesn't necessarily have to look like the individual he or she is portraying.

Jessica Chastain Almost Blew Off Her Final Audition for ‘The Help’

Jessica Chastain talked to Marie Claire magazine recently and said that she almost blew off the the final audition for her Oscar nominated role in The Help.

Watch Anna Kendrick Perform the ‘Cup Song’ from ‘Pitch Perfect’ on Letterman

Last week, we told you about Anna Kendrick and how she auditioned for Pitch Perfect. She had found a video online of a girl performing a song with a cup, thought it was cool and she spent a day learning it. For no reason other than thinking it was fun.

Anna Kendrick on Auditioning for ‘Pitch Perfect’

Anna Kendrick started out in the world of musical theater, so it made sense for the Oscar-nominated actress to return to her roots in Pitch Perfect.

‘Once’ Star Cristin Milioti Talks About Her Tony Nominated Role: “I only know chords. They gave me ten days to learn two songs on the piano, and I did”

One of the most startling achievements of Once is that its female lead, Cristin Milioti, has been nominated for the Tony for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical... and it's her first musical she has ever appeared in!

Footloose’s Kenny Wormald: “I was working with my acting coach, sometimes twice a day, right before the audition”

Footlose star Kenny Wormald, says when he first heard that director Craig Brewer wanted to find someone who wasn't "already a celebrity" for the role of Ren McCormack, he "bee-lined" for the role.

Max Minghella on his ‘The Ides Of March’ audition: “It was definitely the most psychotic I’ve been about preparing for a read, but it paid off”

The movie chronicles a presidential candidate on campaign trail and Minghella shed some light on what it was like to work with Clooney, why he was gunning for the part, and how not feeling "so smart" persuaded him into taking some time off to attend college.

Jessica Chastain On How She Managed to Appear in Eight Films in 2011

Pick a movie currently playing in theaters. Chances are Jessica Chastain is in it.

Jennifer Carpenter credits Laura Linney’s friendship for leading her to ‘Dexter’

Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter, who plays police detective Debra Morgan in the hit Showtime series, says she wouldn’t be part of the critically acclaimed drama if it wasn’t for Laura Linney.

Emma Stone on dropping out of High School: “Had I graduated I would’ve missed [Superbad], and had I missed that opportunity I wouldn’t be here right now”

In the next two months, Emma Stone will appear in a whopping three films: Friends with Benefits (July 22), Crazy Stupid Love (July 29) and The Help (August 12).

A bit of improvisation and a lot of chemistry landed Ginnifer Goodwin her role on “Big Love”

"I realized when I kissed him that it was unexpected and therefore none of the other girls must have molested him in the way I was intending to molest him."

‘Thank You’ Cards – Politeness Goes A Long Way

Sending a 'Thank You' card not only acknowledges that you are thankful for being given the opportunity to audition, but also reminds the casting director of your name and face