The Audition Tapes That Launched Celebrity Careers

Rare footage of celebrities auditioning for television and movie roles that would soon become their big break!

1. Miley Cyrus’ Audition for Hannah Montana

She’s just being Miley.

2. Ellen Page and Olivia Thirbly Screen Test for Juno

3. Blake Lively Auditions for Gossip Girl

4. Megan Fox Auditioning for Transformers

5. Emma Stone’s Audition for Easy A

Was she made for this role or what?

6. Hugh Jackman Auditions for Wolverine in X-men

7. Natalie Portman Auditions for Leon: The Professional

8. Russell Brand Auditioning for Forgetting Sarah Marshall

His ENITRE audition was improved

9. Alyson Hannigan’s Audition for American Pie

10. Robert De Niro Auditioning for The Godfather

11. Gabourey Sidibe’s Precious Audition

12. Steve Carrell’s Anchorman Audition

13. Rachel McAdam’s Infamous Audition for The Notebook

14. Gerard Butler Auditioning for Dracula 2000

15. Tobey Maguire’s Screen Test for Spiderman

16. Chris Colfer’s Glee Audition

17. Meryl Streep and Liev Schreiber’s Screentest for The Manchurian Candidate

18. Lindsay Lohan’s Screen Test for The Parent Trap

19. Christopher Mintz-Plasse Superbad Audition

This was his first audition, ever.

20. Selena Gomez’s Wizards of Waverly Place Audition

21. Jimmy Fallon’s Saturday Night Live Audition

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