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Hugh Jackman's 'Wolverine' Audition Was 20 Seconds Long - Watch!

Hugh Jackman's 'Wolverine' Audition Was 20 Seconds Long - Watch!

Hugh Jackman landed his role pretty quickly.

The actor made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (August 18).

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“When I walked into that room, I was pretty sure that I wasn’t playing the role. It was a weird audition because Dougray Scott had the role and then he got caught up in Mission: Impossible 2,” he said.

“It was like this Hail Mary to begin with, which is probably the best way to do an audition. You’re going in like ‘Eh,’” he continued.

He also remembered being driven to the airport by Kevin Feige, who was an assistant on X-Men before becoming the creative head of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“No one understood it was the beginning of, like, Comic-Con was a 50,000-person thing. The internet was really just beginning. No one really understood. What they thought was like, a subculture. Comic books was actually mainstream but no one knew that,” he went on to say.

He also revealed he was almost fired from the role!

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