파월, 33, 할리우드 리포터와 공유, 7 월 2018, 그는 몇 주 동안 오디션을 보던 영화에서 그 역할을 맡지 못했다는 전화를 받았습니다..
“This one I just took very personally and was just plain sad,” he told the outlet.
파월, 그의 역할로 가장 잘 알려진 “Scream Queens,” originally auditioned for the role of Rooster, the on-screen son of Goose who was Lt. Maverick’s partner. That role went to Miles Teller.
Powell shared that he spent several weeks preparing for his audition and even traveled to Coronado’s North Island military base to “live in that world for a couple weeks.”
A week after Powell got the devastating phone call, the film’s lead, 톰 크루즈, gave him a ring.
“No movie star calls the guy that doesn’t get the role,” Powell said. “Movie stars typically want the glory without the nitty-gritty of having to break people’s hearts.”
Powell said he was reluctant to take on a smaller role in the film. After several phone calls with Cruise, 그러나, Powell accepted the role of Hangman, a role similar to Val Kilmer’s Iceman in the original “[object Window]”
“You could spend an entire career playing great roles in movies that leave no mark on people,” he shared with the outlet. “To be a part of great movies, to even just have a smaller part, is a much more worthy quest.”
Powell has been in the film industry for a decade. He shared with the outlet a special memory when auditioning for Denzel Washington’s “The Great Debaters” ...에서 17.
“I got a call from [워싱턴] right afterward saying, '이봐, I really want you for this bigger role, [그러나] some of the other producers don’t believe you can pull it off. So I’m going to invite you to the table read, and I just need you to come ready to play,’” Powell shared. “I kind of misinterpreted that.”
The 17-year-old arrived to the table read, which hosted 오프라 윈프리, in a full tuxedo because he thought that would prove he came “ready to play.” He ultimately got the role.
“탑 건: Maverick” 별 크루즈, Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer and Monica Barbaro.
The film has been highly anticipated by fans since it was postponed for two years due to the 코로나 바이러스 감염병 세계적 유행. The sequel film hits theaters worldwide Friday.