Watch Teen Jennifer Connelly Audition for Labyrinth

These days, actress Jennifer Connelly might be a fully grown, Oscar-winning lady, but back in the mid '80s, she was just a normal teen with good hair, a perfectly symmetrical face and several movies under her incredibly high-rise belt. Here she is at 15, auditioning for the iconic role of Sarah in Jim Henson's … » 6/23/14 12:20pm 6/23/14 12:20pm

Tina Fey's Worst Audition Ever Sounds Pretty Damn Terrible

Backstage at The Tonight Show, Tina Fey was asked to describe the worst audition she ever went on. In her pre-Saturday Night Live days, Fey was an actress living in Chicago and performing at Second City. In the hopes of making money, she went out on plenty of commercial auditions, all of which ended terribly (I… » 3/06/14 6:40pm 3/06/14 6:40pm

Fifty Shades Auditions Reel Was Heavy on the Comedic Mismatches

If only Christoph Waltz really had auditioned for and been cast as Christian Grey, we’d have all the proof we needed to know that the universe is lorded over by an omnipotent being (probably a platypus) that takes a special interest in casting decisions on movies made about erotica bestsellers. Waltz would be so… » 10/06/13 5:30pm 10/06/13 5:30pm

You Can Narrate the Sex and the Single Girl Audiobook, If You’re Sassy…

Are you witty? Are you sassy? Do you have a voice that people will pay to listen to for 12 whole hours, probably while they're driving across the country but maybe also while they're sitting in Beltway rush hour traffic wondering whether it wouldn't be better, after all, to be a butterfly? If you answer and… » 8/22/12 11:55pm 8/22/12 11:55pm