It’s a good thing Brie Larson is at peace with her earlier heartbreaks. In a video she posted on Thursday, the “Captain Marvel” star rattled off all the movies she auditioned for and didn’t get — and it’s quite the list.
Larson broke her list down into movies she auditioned for and then missed out on, as well as movies she made it to the final round for and still didn’t get. And all of these were just from between 2008 and 2009.
“It’s a lot of heartbreak, folks. Here I am, still standing,” she said after running down her list.
Hearing Brie Larson rattle them off rapid-fire is delightful and hilarious, but in case you can’t watch, here’s the full list, including some blockbusters, Oscar-winners, some real stinkers and even a pair of Marvel movies!
“Sucker Punch,” “Gulliver’s Travels,” “Mars Needs Moms,” “Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief,” the movie that was later renamed “Angels in Stardust,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” “The Book of Eli,” “Untitled Nancy Meyers Project,” “Get Him to the Greek,” “Iron Man 2,” “The Descendants,” “Thor,” “Avatar,” “Jennifer’s Body,” “Legion,” “The House on the Left,” “Untitled Wayans Brothers Project,” “Drive Angry” and “Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen.”
Then there were the movies and shows she said she came close for across the years, and at least a few of these could have been career-defining moments, has she landed any of them:
“Juno,” “Thirteen,” “Brink,” “Smart House,” “Tomorrowland,” “Pitch Perfect,” “Into the Woods,” “Youth in Revolt,” “Peter Pan,” “Halt and Catch Fire” and “The Big Bang Theory.”
Peppered throughout the video are some old audition tapes of a young Brie Larson doing sometimes her not best performances. She even revealed that there were some projects that she didn’t get the part, and then did, including “United States of Tara,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” “Room” and her directorial debut “Unicorn Store.”
“Scott Pilgrim” fans, who are celebrating the film’s 10th anniversary this year, can also check out Larson’s audition tape as Envy Adams. She explained that the part was so secretive that all she had to go on was making sure that she had a “non-Ramona” voice, even though she didn’t know who Ramona was. She was then inspired after stumbling across the Adult Video Awards and seeing the confidence and sexy swagger of all the adult film stars.
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