Films

Matthew McConaughey’s Dazed And Confused Audition Emerges

Got a script? It’d be a lot cooler if you did.
 
Such is the importance of film auditions, many of Hollywood’s most beloved actors wouldn't be quite as well-known today had they not ‘tested well’ for that big break. Or, yes, forgot to take along their script...
 

Dazed & Confused

 
 
Appearing much more fresh faced than his moustachioed ladies man did in the film, the young actor, complete with trademark grin, tests opposite Wiley Wiggins (Mitch Kramer in the film), and even gets to quote some of Wooderson’s now infamous lines.
 
Insightful, intimate and raw – it’s an astounding snapshot of cinema history. But then that’s the great thing about old audition tapes…we keep getting older but they stay the same age.