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  1. snl
    A Comedian Reflects on Their 2019 SNL Audition“Going into it I was very aware I didn’t have red-state appeal, which is something they’re always looking for.”
  2. acting!
    Casting a Cliché Female Character? These Women Are Ready for YouFake audition videos on Twitter are turning tired Hollywood tropes into comedy hits.
  3. vulture festival la 2017
    The Stories Behind 5 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Songs (Including ‘Getting Bi’)Plus, the songs the cast auditioned with.
  4. ndas
    Actress: ‘Val Kilmer Punched Me During My Audition for The DoorsActress Caitlin O’Heaney says Kilmer threw her on the ground while Oliver Stone watched.
  5. what could've been
    We Were This Close to Getting Idris Elba As Gaston in Beauty and the Beast“I honestly love musicals.”
  6. hurricane harvey
    American Idol Canceled Texas Audition Dates Due to Hurricane HarveyThe competition was set to come to Houston and San Antonio over Labor Day weekend.
  7. Mahershala Ali Blames a Chair for His Terrible Game of Thrones Audition Wow, way to throw that chair under the bus.
  8. auditions
    Bobby Lee and Steven Yeun Auditioned for 5 Lines“If that was a white dude — let’s be real.”
  9. auditions
    David Bowie Auditioned for The Lord of the RingsWas it for Gandalf?
  10. american idol
    Watch Kanye’s Full American Idol AuditionHe pulled out an old crowd-pleaser.
  11. auditions
    Here’s Amy Schumer’s Real Housewives Audition“I’m not a wife, but I have had sex with a lot of married people.”
  12. ‘@midnight’ Is Holding an Internet Casting Call for Guest PanelistsIf you’ve always dreamed of being a contestant on @midnight, today is your lucky day. The show recently announced an internet casting call […]
  13. ‘SNL’ Held an Audition of Exclusively Black Female Performers Last WeekSaturday Night Live is searching for a new black female cast member. The show’s producers held a showcase audition at LA’s Groundlings Theater […]
  14. Watch Kyle Kinane, Kurt Braunohler, and More Audition for a Movie Called […] Here’s a star-studded new video from Denver-based comedy trio The Grawlix (Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland, and Andrew Orvedahl). It’s a series […]
  15. Watch Conan O’Brien Audition for a Bunch of TV Commercials Here’s a remote piece from last night’s Conan, in which Conan O’Brien went to commercial audition coach to give commercial acting a shot. I […]
  16. Steve Carell’s ‘Anchorman’ Audition Is Great From 2003, here’s Steve Carell’s original audition for the movie Anchorman, back in his Daily Show correspondent days. A semi-improvised […]
  17. auditions
    Watch Christian Bale’s Original Batman AuditionAmy Adams reads the Katie Holmes part.
  18. Watch Chris Gethard’s Audition Tape for the ‘Alf’ Movie Ever since an Alf move was announced last year, comedian Chris Gethard has been campaigning for a part in the film. Here’s a new audition tape […]
  19. A Bunch of ‘SNL’ Cast Members Share Their Audition Stories with ‘The New […]David Itzkoff of The New York Times has an excellent new piece out today called “The God of SNL Will See You Now,” in which 22 past and present […]
  20. Watch Seth Rogen, Bob Odenkirk, Adam Scott, and More Audition for ‘The […] Here’s old audition footage of a bunch of famous actors who tried out for parts on The Office back in the fall of 2003 but were passed over. […]
  21. auditions
    Maisie Williams’s, Sophie Turner’s GoT AuditionsGuess which one is actually blonde?
  22. Getting the Call: Inside iO’s ‘SNL’ AuditionsThe website called Monday night’s show at iO — a Chicago improv institution — a “special solo showcase,” but word-of-mouth said it was really […]
  23. Adam Scott, Alan Tudyk, and Matt Besser All Auditioned for ‘The Office’ Rainn Wilson posted this sign-in sheet for auditions for The Office on Facebook today featuring a bunch of people who tried out for the roles […]
  24. Watch the ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Cast’s Audition Tapes“I was looking for kids who seemed authentic,” says Judd Apatow about the casting process for his and Paul Feig’s cult hit late 90s high school […]
  25. church of scientology
    The Creepy, Dickensian Saga of Tom Cruise’s Scientology Ex-GirlfriendHer name is Nazanin Boniadi, and she was allegedly forced to scrub toilets with a toothbrush after talking about her relationship with Cruise. 
  26. sci-fi
    Watch One Guy Tackle Every Sci-Fi Cliché Ever in an Audition TapeNailed it.
  27. 10 Great Comedy Film Audition TapesWatching an actor or actress’ screen test or audition tape feels very voyeuristic, like you’re seeing something that’s not supposed to be seen. […]
  28. SNL Is Looking to Add New Castmembers, Held Auditions This Week in NYCIt looks like SNL is looking to add a couple new castmembers to the lineup for the first time in two seasons, as they’ve started holding […]
  29. Hazel Wassername is the Entertainment Industry’s Next It Girl Given that this webisode has maybe 90% of everyone’s favorite things (30 Rock, Kristen Schaal, standup comedy, interpretive dance, […]
  30. auditions
    You Can Audition to Join M83Good luck!
  31. movies
    Watch Josh Hutcherson’s Audition Tape for Spider-ManThe ‘Kids Are All Right’ actor went with a slack-mouthed approach.
  32. movies
    More Chris Klein Audition Tapes LeakSort of hard to watch.
  33. movies
    See Chris Klein’s Very Enthusiastic Mamma Mia! Audition TapeEyebrows up!