Jonathan Banks explains that his casting on Breaking Bad was serendipitous after Bob Odenkirk couldn’t work on an episode because of scheduling conflicts.
Browsing: audition stories
Eddie Murphy recalls how his audition went for Saturday Night Live — which, incidentally, was the only audition in his entire career.
Actress Ruth Wilson spoke about her early days as an actress and how much of a challenge auditions were for her.
Richard Kind talks about his role ‘Auggie’, his career, one of his worst auditions and his advice to actors!
Francesca Reale recalls when she found out that she was told that she had gotten cast on ‘Stranger Things’ and how she had to contain her excitement.
Dave Bautista on His Audition for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and What Casting Director Sarah Finn Told Him
Dave Bautista recounted that the audition for Drax in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ “terrified” him — surprising for the six-foot-six performer.
Christopher Meloni recalls what he did during his unconventional screen test for the role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Aidy Bryant on Performing on ‘SNL’: “You really are tracking things on, like, four different levels”
Aidy Bryant also talks about one aspect of Saturday Night Live that viewers may not know about and that the cast members must contend with.
Emma Stone and Nicholas Hoult talk about their strange auditions for the film, ‘The Favourite’
Kiki Layne, an unknown actress before appearing in the film, spoke about her audition and just how close she was to quitting the business before landing the part of a lifetime.
‘The Good Place’ Star William Jackson Harper on Auditioning for the Series: “That is not at all what I was expecting”
Actor William Jackson Harper speaks about the casting process for the series and how what he read for didn’t end up being part of the series or about his character.
Zachary Levi didn’t think he was a good fit for the role of Shazam… but then when the opportunity came back around, he felt very differently.
Winston Duke talks his now-exploding career and his experience auditioning for the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster.
Ahmed admits that he wanted to be in the Star Wars spinoff movie so badly that he went extreme to convince the director that he was right for the part.
Interview: Brian Dennehy on ‘The Song of Sway Lake’, Acting and One Audition That Changed Everything
Actor Brian Dennehy also reveals the advice that actor Christopher Plummer gave him that he still uses today.
David Costabile talks about the challenges of returning to play Gale and how sometimes characters are just “clear” to an actor.
“In a matter of two days, I found out that I was going to be playing Emma and that in a week and a half we would start shooting” – Actress Mishel Prada on Getting Cast in ‘Vida’
“I had gotten the breakdown, and I said, “Okay, let’s go over this a million times.” – Ross Marquand
Interview: Bella Dayne on Survival Jobs, Auditioning and Playing Helen of Troy in ‘Troy: Fall of a City”
“It’s out of my hands. There’s nothing I can do. I can just do my job as an actor.” – Bella Dayne on Auditions
“I’ve never lost that childish joy and excitement that I had in the beginning of my career. I think that’s one of the only ways you can survive in this industry” – Brittany Curran