According to his Official Site, actor Wil Wheaton didn’t get the role he went for in Alex Proyas’s "I Robot". Says Wheaton, "I just found out that the director for I, Robot "didn’t respond to any" of the tapes he saw, including mine."
Wheaton says, "These are both very valid, and totally understandable reasons . . . but it doesn’t make me feel any less sad. It’s frustrating to hear "the director didn’t respond to you," because it’s so nebulous. It’s like being told, "You’re not getting this job. Why? Because. Next!" It also has a sort of negative feeling to it, doesn’t it? It doesn’t help that I have heard "the director didn’t respond" without any real elaboration countless times in my career .I was very happy with my audition. I wouldn’t change a single thing about it. I know that I could have done a great job with this character, and I would have been really good in this movie. Whle I didn’t sit in my living room for days, not eating and agonizing over getting this part, I was genuinely excited about the opportunities it presented. Working with Will Smith and Alex Poyas, and getting to play a robot would have been awesome."
In an earlier post, Wheaton said he and 100 other actors were put on tape last week – and three or so of those actors would be called in to meet the director.
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- It Follows expanding any further this Friday! - April 1, 2015
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.