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.
Browsing: audition stories
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.
“There’s some characters that are difficult to transform into, and then there are others that you just get for free” – David Costabile
“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
“To come onto a show as a young actor, I just wanna get better.” – Logan Shroyer
“The first day is always, ‘What the hell am I doing here? Who am I kidding? They’re gonna see. They’re gonna fire me!'” – Shawn Doyle on Acting Jitters
“I’m learning a ton, and the character is evolving a bunch, and I feel like I learn something new every time I learn a new script.” – Johnathan Fernandez on ‘Lethal Weapon’
“Anytime I get a chance to play something completely different, or do something that’s so out of the ordinary, than I take that.” – Anne Winters on Choosing Her Roles
Foster revealed how she landed the role as FBI agent Clarice Starling and why she only worked with her co-star briefly on set.
Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen had to keep her role on the Netflix series, Stranger Things, a complete secret, something she says she didn’t mind too much
Lina Esco on Playing the Only Female Officer on ‘S.W.AT.’: “I have to portray her as someone equal to all of the guys on her team”
“The important thing for me when I read scripts is how much respect I have for the character and how far I can take her” – Lina Esco
“I’d never done an audition like this before. For one, we didn’t get a script. And two, the sides were fake. ” – D’Arcy Carden
“The character that I play, and the behavior that he exhibits, was kind of all that I was told.” – Sonny Valicenti on His Audition
“You don’t know how the universe is gonna work for us. But all this plays a part in our journey” – JB Smoove
“I had never booked anything, gotten close calls, and then one day I got an email about this new show called Stranger Things, asking for a tape.” – Shannon Purser
“Of course when you’re told that they don’t think your right for it, I was even more fired up to prove them wrong.” – Alison Brie on Auditioning for ‘Glow’
“Every day is a different sort of vibe and feeling. It can be impacted by anything from like, “Is it raining outside?” to “Are there a lot of old people?”” – Ben Platt