The star of “Without a noise”, John Krasinski, returned to his audition for the role of Jim Halpert in the series “The Office”. The actor made a huge mistake during his interview, but was still kept in the casting.
John Krasinski: from The Office To Without a sound
John Krasinski has been in the middle of the seventh art since the early 2000s. After making short appearances in series like New-York Criminal Section, The experts or FBI Missing, John Krasinski begins to gain popularity when he joins the cast of cult sitcom The Office. Subsequently, the comedian also appeared in films like Fool games, Promise Land, Welcome Back or 13 Hours. But John Krasinski also distinguished himself as a director when he went behind the camera to notably direct the two excellent Without a sound. Lately he has also become the hero of the series Jack ryan.
Initially, The Office is an English series created by Ricky Gervais. It spanned 2 seasons between 2001 and 2003. In particular carried by Alexander Perkins, Martin Freeman and Ricky Gervais himself, the series was quickly eclipsed by its little American sister; which has been much more successful. Indeed, The Office, US version, is a sitcom created in 2005 by Greg Daniels, and who unfolded over 9 seasons until 2013. In this new version, the cast is replaced. Notably by the inimitable Steve Carell, but also by Rainn Wilson and the young John Krasinski.
The actor looks back on his audition on The Office
John Krasinski is also back on his hearing to join The Office. Although he only has a secondary role in the show, it was a real springboard to his career. At the time, John Krasinski was not yet famous. A deliberate choice of the production which precisely sought actors unknown to the general public. So much so that Phyllis Smith who played Phyllis was not even an actress at the time of her casting, but a real receptionist. Likewise, Jenna Fischer, who plays Pam Beesly, was about to hang up before being selected for the role.
the New York Post recently published an article that reviews the embarrassing hearing of John Krasinski during his interview for The Office. According to the actor, one of his answers to a question got him in trouble. Indeed, during his meeting with the production, he was asked if he was nervous. To which he replied:
I am terrified of the people who create this kind of show. I just feel like Americans have enormous experience in ruining great series through failed remakes.
It was found that the man who gave him his interview was none other than Greg Daniels, the creator of this remake of The Office. When John Krasinski heard of this, his face became “Vomit green”. Then he called his manager to tell him: “I will disappear now”. However, despite such a comment, Greg Daniels appreciated Krasinski’s honesty and used the latter in the role of Jim Halpert. At the time John Krasinski was only 23 years. And this impertinent remark earned him the first big role of his career. Like what, a little honesty sometimes doesn’t hurt … The Office (US version) is also still available on the Netflix platform.