Speaking at Entertainment Tonight, Andrew Garfield talks about how he desperately tried to star in Disney’s “Finding Narnia” franchise, and the scathing reason he wasn’t cast.
While he savored the planetary cardboard of Spider-Man no Way Home, Andrew Garfield indulged in some secrets at the microphone of Entertainment Tonight, relayed by Variety.
Evoking his struggles at the start of his acting profession, he says that he “desperately” tried to apply to join the cast that Disney was setting up at the time when the firm was preparing the second installment of the Finding Narnia saga.
“I remember I was desperate. I had auditioned to play Prince Caspian, and I was like ‘this will do it, this will do it’. And it is this handsome and talented Ben Barnes who has ended up getting the part. I think we were the last two actors in the running, and I was obsessed with the character. “ he comments.
Not having been selected for the role, he tried to find out why by asking his agent for explanations. “Why not me? And she ended up confiding in me at my insistence:” it is because they [les responsables du casting] think you are not beautiful enough “.” Obviously, it hurts the ego a little …
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