20 Of The Best Celebrity Audition Tapes

Have you ever wondered what some of Hollywood’s most popular stars looked like before they landed their biggest (or at least, one of their biggest) roles? We were curious. I mean, you’re telling us there are just videos out there of people like Daniel Radcliffe aka Harry Freaking Potter,  Rachel McAdams and Miley Cyrus before they were household names? Sign us up, we’re ready to watch! And we bet you are too.

1. Daisy Ridley reading for Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

2. Daniel Radcliffe reading for Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone:

3. Hugh Jackman reading for The Wolverine in X-Men:

4. Aaron Paul reading for Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad:

5. Seth Rogen reading for Ken Miller for Freaks and Geeks:

6. Matthew McConaughey reading for David Wooderson in Dazed and Confused:

7. Jason Momoa reading for Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones:

8. Rachel McAdams reading for Allie in The Notebook:

9. Emma Stone reading for Olive in Easy A:

10. Selena Gomez reading for Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place:

11. Steve Carell reading for Brick in Anchorman:

12. Megan Fox reading for Mikaela in Transformers:

13. Blake Lively reading for Serena in Gossip Girl:

14. Lea Michele reading for Rachel in Glee:

15. Miley Cyrus reading for “Zoey,” the original best friend created for Hannah Montana:

16. Scarlett Johansson reading for Judy Shepard in Jumanji:

17. Robert De Niro reading for Sonny Corleone in The Godfather:

18. Demi Lovato reading for Sonny in Sonny With A Chance:

19. Gabourey Sidibe reading for Precious in Precious:

20. Jennifer Garner reading for Elektra in Daredevil:

Who had your favorite audition tape? Tweet us if you think they did or didn’t deserve the role!