Jennifer Aniston Sets Boundaries in Auditioning Process

During a recent drama actress roundtable discussion hosted by The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Aniston made it clear where her boundaries are when it comes to auditioning for new roles. In response to statements made by Anne Hathaway about uncomfortable positions during auditions, Aniston emphasized that she would never engage in certain activities, setting a standard for her audition process.

Aniston was joined by Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Brie Larson, SofĂ­a Vergara, Jodie Foster, and Anna Sawai in the conversation. They all agreed on the discomfort of certain situations during auditions and shared their own experiences. Watts recalled feeling rattled after being asked to make out with a well-known actor and then dealing with an unhappy director who was impatient with the process.

The actresses discussed the challenges of creating chemistry on the spot during auditions, highlighting the pressure and discomfort it can bring. Kidman emphasized that creating chemistry should not solely rely on actors but also involve other elements like writing and direction.

In a recent interview with V Magazine, Hathaway shared her experience of being asked to make out with other actors during auditions to test for chemistry. She expressed discomfort with this approach and made changes in the audition process for her latest movie as a producer. Actors were asked to choose a song and engage in an improv dance as part of the audition process, creating a more collaborative and creative environment.

The discussion shed light on the challenges and boundaries that actors face during auditions, emphasizing the importance of creating a safe and respectful environment for all involved in the casting process.