Britney Spears, 41, was practically forged as Allie Hamilton in Nicholas Sparks‘ The Pocket book in 2004, a brand new clip obtained by the Daily Mail on October 23 revealed. Within the audition tape, the “Maintain Me Nearer” co-hitmaker learn a scene that was meant to be between Allie and Ryan Gosling‘s Noah Calhoun. Brit even posed alongside the now 42-year-old within the audition room after they had been each of their early 20s.
Within the uncommon clip, the blonde magnificence broke down in tears when reciting the strains reverse Ryan. Britney was disclosing to Ryan’s Noah that she was set to marry James Marsden‘s Lon Hammond when the scene proved emotional and led the pop star to cry. “Noah, you may’t marry two folks. And I’m marrying Lon, so I ought to go, okay?” she mentioned by means of tears. Through the audition, the songstress rocked a white lace high and wore her golden tresses straight down.
The movie’s casting director Matthew Barry even spoke about Brit’s audition throughout an interview with the tabloid. He revealed that Britney outperformed A-list actresses for the function together with Claire Danes, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams and Jessica Biel. “Britney wasn’t simply good – she was phenomenal,” he gushed over the now mother-of-two‘s then audition. “It was a tricky determination. Britney blew us all away. Our jaws had been on the ground. I used to be blown away. Completely blown away. She introduced her A-game that day.”
The Grammy winner reportedly opened up concerning the audition in her upcoming memoir, The Lady in Me, due out on October 24. “The Pocket book casting got here all the way down to me and Rachel McAdams, and although it could have been enjoyable to reconnect with Ryan Gosling after our time on The Mickey Mouse Membership, I’m glad I didn’t do it,” Brit penned in an excerpt obtained by DM. “If I had, as an alternative of engaged on my album Within the Zone, I’d have been performing like a Nineteen Forties heiress day and evening.”
Quickly after the audition tape landed on social media someday forward of the discharge of the popstar’s e-book, a lot of her followers took to the feedback to go with Brit’s performing abilities. “after all rachel mcadams is an knowledgeable of her performing craft – however britney’s audition for the pocket book wasn’t as dangerous as i although [sic] it could be as compared? like i see the potential,” one admirer tweeted, whereas one other added, “Give her an Oscar proper now.” Later, in 2005, Rachel and Ryan took residence the MTV Film and TV Award for “Greatest Kiss” for his or her work on the movie.