Could You Imagine Brie Larson As Part of the ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Cast? It Almost Happened

by Jeremy Spirogis
Brie Larson attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards

Brie Larson is greatest identified for enjoying a superhero, however the 30-year-old actor nearly had a totally totally different profession path. Before touchdown her breakout function as Carole Danvers, Larson’s profession seemed to be headed down the TV path. She starred within the short-lived sequence, Raising Dad, and had a recurring function on the Showtime sequence, The United States of Tara.  Larson additionally got here fairly near touchdown a job on The Big Bang Theory, she admitted in a latest YouTube video.

Brie Larson nearly joined the solid of The Big Bang Theory

Larson has been spending her downtime sharing tales along with her followers by way of a YouTube channel. On the channel, she’s confirmed her viewers learn how to make a vegetarian Crunchwrap Supreme and confirmed off her Animal Crossing: New Horizon island. She’s additionally had necessary conversations and shared footage from her travels. More just lately, Larson uploaded a storytime video, the place she spilled the tea on the numerous auditions she has attended as an actor.

Brie Larson attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards
Brie Larson | Christopher Polk/Getty Images

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In the video, Larson shared that she started auditioning for roles when she was simply 7. First, she walked viewers via the audition course of and admitted she began giving herself heartburn whereas ready for phrase from her agent by the point she was 11. She then went into the elements she tried out for that she didn’t land.  Larson admitted to auditioning for Smart House, a Disney authentic film, and Spy Kids. She additionally auditioned for The Big Bang Theory.

What function did Brie Larson audition for?

Larson failed to say what half she auditioned for, however as a result of there have been only some feminine characters, it must be pretty simple to determine. Mayim Bialik, who portrayed Amy Farrah Fowler, didn’t be part of the solid till the top of the third season. Bialik portrayed a nerdy neuroscientist. While she had comical moments, Amy was imagined to be Sheldon’s good match, a job that doesn’t appear to go well with Larson’s appears or character.

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Melissa Rauch signed onto play the petite Bernadette Rostenkowski throughout The Big Bang Theory’s third season, too. She first appeared within the fifth episode of season 3, as Howard’s potential love curiosity. Bernadette might have, conceivably, been the half Larson tried out for, however Screen Rant strongly believes she might have auditioned for the function of Penny, which in the end went to Kaley Cuoco. It appears attainable that Larson might have additionally auditioned for an element that was in the end written out of the present. Penny’s character was added after a a lot darker character named Katie didn’t rating effectively with check audiences.

Why wasn’t she solid in The Big Bang Theory?

While actors aren’t all the time given suggestions on their auditions, the casting brokers for The Big Bang Theory instructed Larson precisely why she didn’t land the function. Casting brokers mentioned Larson that she was too younger for the half. In her YouTube video, Larson acknowledged that everybody was very candy in regards to the course of, however in the end they determined to go in a special course. She agreed with the truth that she was too younger for the function.  

The cast of 'The Big Bang Theory' The cast of 'The Big Bang Theory'
The solid of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ | Sonja Flemming/CBS by way of Getty Images

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Larson was simply 18 when she auditioned for The Big Bang Theory, making her considerably youthful than the remainder of the solid. Johnny Galecki, who portrayed Penny’s love curiosity, Leonard Hofstadter, was 32 when the sequence first premiered. Jim Parsons, who performed Sheldon Cooper, was 34 in the course of the present’s first season. Cuoco was truly the youngest member of the solid. She was 22 when she landed the a part of Penny. Amanda Walsh, who was set to play Katie on the sequence, was considerably older than Larson, too. Walsh, who has gone on to seem in Lost Girl and Curb Your Enthusiasm, was 25 when she appeared within the present’s unaired pilot.  

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