Andrew Garfield recalls not getting a role in Narnia because he wasn’t handsome enough

 

Andrew Garfield explains that he wasn’t forged in The Chronicles of Narnia because executives did not consider he was handsome enough; as a substitute, the job went to Ben Barnes. It’s very a lot Garfield season proper now. The actor had already obtained rave evaluations for his efficiency in the drama The Eyes of Tammy Faye, however his closing two movies of 2021 would show to be essentially the most important. 

Garfield obtained a few of the best compliments of his profession for his role as late RENT creator Jonathan Larson in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut tick, tick… BOOM! He’s positive to be nominated for an Oscar for it, particularly after successful on the Golden Globes. Even but, his triumphal return in Sony’s Spider-Man: No Way Home has partially overshadowed his big skilled milestone. Despite spending essentially the most of 2021 denying he could be in the image, Garfield reprised his role as Peter Parker in the MCU’s multiversal journey alongside Tom Holland and Tobey Maguire for the primary time since 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Garfield is on high of the world proper now, however he’s taken some knocks over his profession. In reality, he was turned down for a key half resulting from his look! Garfield not too long ago revealed to Entertainment Tonight by way of Variety that he was thought-about for the a part of Prince Caspian in the Chronicles of Narnia franchise early in his profession. Despite his enthusiasm for the place, he was turned down for one stunning purpose. He stated as per Variety, “I bear in mind I used to be so determined. I auditioned for Prince Caspian in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ and I believed, ‘This might be it, this might be it. ‘And that handsome, sensible actor Ben Barnes ended up getting the role. I believe it was right down to me and him, and I bear in mind I used to be obsessed.”

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He additional stated, [My agent] ultimately simply broke underneath my incessant nagging and she or he was like, ‘It’s because they don’t suppose you’re handsome enough, Andrew.’ Ben Barnes is a very handsome, proficient man. So in retrospect, I’m not sad with the choice and I believe he did a stunning job.”

However, Garfield has certainly bounced again from his Narnia letdown along with his personal blockbuster half in 2010’s The Social Network. Though he could have believed Caspian could be the pivotal role he required to additional his profession, it is cheap to say he’s achieved success even whereas taking a totally different highway.

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