Actor Jason Scott Lee explains that it took a meeting with Mulan director Niki Caro in New Zealand before he was finally cast.
Laura Harrier at least expected that the audition would be standard procedure. As it turns out, it wasn’t normal in the slightest.
Patrick Stewart talks about bad behavior by producers during auditions and shares a humorous story about why he is not a fan of stage fights.
Henry Cavill Remembers How an Audition for Patrick Stewart Gave Him “Strength Throughout” His Career
Henry Cavill reveals how he first met Patrick Stewart on a disastrous audition that nonetheless inspired him.
Sarah Chalke Remembers Her Audition for ‘Scrubs’: “I thought I was maybe dreaming when I got that phone call”
Actress Sarah Chalke explains how she at first didn’t take the audition for Scrubs too seriously — until she read the script.
Interview: Hemky Madera Talks ‘Queen of the South’, Auditioning and How Self-Tapes Are “Your Friends”
Hemky Madera talks about his role as Pote and tells a great story on booking the show. He also gives some fantastic advice on auditions and self-tapes!
Jonathan Banks explains that his casting on Breaking Bad was serendipitous after Bob Odenkirk couldn’t work on an episode because of scheduling conflicts.
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.