Chris Evans convinced the audience as the charming Steve Rogers – also known as Captain America – in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 39-year-old has been working in the large film franchise for almost a decade. He also had a healthy career ahead of him before accepting the icon. Still, Evans has had a lot of stressful auditions over the years. Then recently the Avengers: Endgame Stern considered a role that he had bombarded not once, not twice, but three times.
Chris Evans tells a story about auditioning for Seth Rogan’s ‘Observe and Report’
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In an interview with Backstage, Evans was asked about a “horror audition story,” and boy, did the actor have a story to tell? Evans claimed that there were “probably too many to list”. However, he remembered his audition for Seth Rogan’s Observe and Report, published in 2009.
“I went into the room and there was Seth and the director and a producer,” said Evans. “For some reason, my brain was just screaming and just screaming, ‘No, no, no. ‘I started my audition and about three lines later I got this sweat wave and my face went red. During the audition, I said, “I’m sorry, people. I’m so sorry. I have to stop. ‘”
Evans also explained that everyone’s reaction was worse because they were kind to him, and assured the actor that he was “great.” Then Evans explained that he had to step out of the room to collect himself.
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“I go into the hallway, collect my thoughts. I laugh at myself, ”he said. “Go back in, we’ll start again and it’ll happen again. My face just turns red. I start to sweat and have to stop. ”
When Evans left, he told his agent that the audition was a “bloody nightmare”. Still, the agent said that Watch and report Team thought it was okay. But still avenger Star still found him awful and insisted on a third audition. It was unsuccessful.
“You got me back in a few days and I’ll be back,” said Evans. “Don’t you know, it happened again! There is a wave of heat and sweat and I had to stop. And I’m just saying, “Guys, I’m so sorry … I’m just going to go.” I didn’t get that role. “
Chris Evans almost skipped his Marvel audition for Captain America
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Despite his experience with Watch and reportWe know that Evans could switch to Marvel as Captain America. However, the actor initially refused to test the role out of fear.
In May 2020, Evans participated in the podcast “The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter” and revealed the status of his mental health on the set for 2010 Puncture.
“It was the first time I had mini panic attacks on the set,” said Evans. “I really started to think, ‘I’m not sure if that’s the case [acting] is right for me. I am not sure if I feel as healthy as I should feel. ‘”
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At that time, Marvel also reached out to test Evans for the role of Steve. But given his fear and the possible fame that would go with the nine-part film business, Evans declined. The studio came back later and offered him the role. Then after a conversation with IronmanEvans realized that he shouldn’t make a decision out of fear. So he took on the role. Now, about a decade later, Evans is happy with his final decision.
“It was the best decision I’ve ever made, and I really owe it [Marvel Studios president] Kevin Feige because he is persistent and helps me avoid a big mistake, ”said Evans. “To be honest, all the things I was afraid of were never really realized.”
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