Jeff Daniels Remembers a Terrible Audition for a Diane Keaton Movie

Jeff Daniels Audition Story

One actor that knows the ups and downs of the audition process is . He once thought thinking outside the box would score him major points with casting director Juliet Taylor, but as he told The New York Daily News’ [email protected], it did quite the opposite.

The part was for a movie. Daniels doesn’t mention which one but said, “I decided my character needed to be a young stud. So I bought cowboy boots and when I met Diane (Keaton), I put the cowboy boots on and placed them on Juliet Taylor’s desk and kind of sat there like I was really confident with my arms crossed. I didn’t get the part.”

Daniels’ has since gone on to win awards for his role in HBO’s The Newsroom, and 2 of this years Oscar nominated movies, The Martian and Steve Jobs.

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