Britney Spears’ ‘The Notebook’ audition with Ryan Gosling revealed

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Britney Spears‘A never-before-seen audition for the 2004 tearjerker’ Notebook Has been released before his memoir hits bookshelves. The Daily Mail The then-21-year-old pop star received a reading for the role of Allie Hamilton from casting director Matthew Barrie, who revealed that Spears beat out other candidates, including claire danes, Scarlett JohanssonAnd jessica bielBefore proceeding to this role Rachel Mcadams,

Filmed in 2002, the nearly three-minute clip shows a rare turn for the star as she explains Ryan GoslingJoe is reading his lines off-camera as his character Noah Calhoun, that she will marry another man.

Barry said the producers were amazed by Spears’ audition. “It was a difficult decision,” he said. “Our jaws were on the floor. I was stunned. Absolutely stunned. She brought her A-game that day.”

Set in 1940s South Carolina, Notebook Centered on the love story between mill worker Noah (Gosling) and rich girl Ellie (McAdams), who are separated due to World War II and unaccepting parents. Spears’ audition came after her role in the 2002 road trip drama Crossroadwhich is Ready to return to theaters for limited engagement this week With the release of his memoir on October 24 the woman inside me,

Britney Spears; Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in ‘The Notebook’.
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In his new book, Spears said she’s “glad” she didn’t Received the role as Ellie, citing her struggles with method acting on set Crossroad, “This experience was not easy for me,” she wrote, according to an excerpt published by People. “My problem wasn’t with anyone involved in the production, but with what acting did to my mind. I think I started method acting – only I didn’t know how to get out of my character. I Really became a different person.”

“Although it would have been fun to reunite with Ryan Gosling after this our time is on mickey mouse club,“Spears said Notebook“I’m glad I didn’t do that. If I had done that, I would have worked on my album instead in the zone I would be behaving like a 1940s heiress day and night. , , “I hope I never get anywhere near that occupational hazard again.”

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