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Empire's Ultimate Collection Of Film And TV Audition Tapes
The screentests the stars probably don't want you to see

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There's a study in contrasts here. Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man screentest is on the wordy side, while Tobey Maguire's Spidey taster is far more action-orientated. Listen out for some of the loudest and clunkiest sound effects ever recorded in the latter, and some remarkably sexual banter in the former. Then there's Christian Bale for Batman Bagins, who screentests with none other than Amy Adams to prove his Bat-mettle (after Man Of Steel, it's clear now that she's a DC girl through and through).

Robert Downey Jr. – Iron Man (2008)


Hugh Jackman – X-Men (2000)


Jennifer Garner – Daredevil (2003)


Tobey Maguire – Spider-Man (2002)

 

Christian Bale – Batman Begins (2005)

 

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1 Laura Fraser
The Laura Fraser one has been blocked by Sony, how annoying. Can anyone share another location for it? More

Posted by QuietLife on Monday October 14, 2013, 16:25

2 RE: Sam Rockwell
I'm just curious: How do you get these tapes? Do the studios publish them? Do the actors have any say in this? More

Posted by Pandora on Thursday October 3, 2013, 08:30

3 Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell's audition has to be the best one of the all. More

Posted by Jimmyduudah on Friday September 20, 2013, 00:13


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