Elizabeth Olsen Hilariously Recalled Her “Game Of Thrones” Audition For The Role Of Daenerys Targaryen



“It was terrible. I didn’t get a callback.”

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She’s recognized for enjoying Wanda within the Disney+ sequence WandaVision.

However earlier than she was solid because the main girl within the present, the actor auditioned for the long-lasting function of Daenerys Targaryen in Sport of Thrones.

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Throughout a current interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Olsen recalled her vital HBO audition and revealed why she misplaced the function to actor Emilia Clarke.

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“I auditioned for, like, the assistant to the casting director in a small room in New York with only a digicam on me and them studying the script,” she recalled.

Olsen revealed that she learn probably the most iconic speeches that Daenerys gave within the present for her audition, however sadly her efficiency wasn’t anyplace close to the place it wanted to be.


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“[I read] the Khaleesi speech when she comes out of the fireplace,” she mentioned. “It was terrible. I didn’t get a callback.”

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The function in the end went to Clarke, who was nominated for 4 Emmy Awards for her function as Khaleesi.

And since Olsen nonetheless snagged her distinctive WandaVision gig, I’d say that every thing occurred for the most effective.

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