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Tessa Thompson Reveals She Didn't Get a Call Back After Auditioning for 'Westworld' - Watch! (Video)

Tessa Thompson Reveals She Didn't Get a Call Back After Auditioning for 'Westworld' - Watch! (Video)

Tessa Thompson is talking Westworld.

The 36-year-old actress sat down for a conversation with Ramy Youssef as part of Variety‘s Actors on Actors series.

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During their conversation, Tessa opened up about her experience auditioning for the hit HBO show.

“I joined Westworld at the end of Season 1. I sent in an audition tape for the pilot. I was trying to figure out how to play a robot, and then I didn’t get a call back. I never heard anything about it. Much later, there was this chance to play a human on the show. My first scenes were with Jeffrey Wright and with Anthony Hopkins. It felt surreal to occupy this space where I had the power over them. That was bizarre,” she reflected.

She also addressed what’s ahead for her character – and having sex with a robot.

“I had broad ideas: ‘What does power look like in the future, in a young woman of color?’ But the only thing I knew is that I would potentially have sex with a robot. We talked about this woman sampling the merchandise in the park — that would be her expression of power. I continue not to know where the show’s going to take me,” she said.

Westworld creators recently revealed that this character is gone after the Season 3 finale.

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