“(I was a) bit tipsy. I was so excited so I did the audition after a dinner where I had had a few drinks. My American accent is better after a few drinks and then I decided to eat something – it works for Brad Pitt who eats all the time in films! It was a really drunk audition. Thank god I didn’t send it.” British actress Carey Mulligan almost blew her chance of a lead role in Inside Llewyn Davis by auditioning while drunk.