Amanda Seyfried 'bent over backwards' for Wicked movie audition but lost role to Ariana Gr

The Mamma Mia! actress has been open about how much she wants to play Glinda in the movie adaptation of the stage musical, and in a new interview with Backstage, she confirmed she had an audition for the role. Amanda revealed she wanted the part so much that she took time out of playing "the hardest role of (her) life" - disgraced Theranos found Elizabeth Holmes in The Dropout - to audition for the movie. "Last summer while I was playing Elizabeth, on the weekends I was auditioning in person to play Glinda in the movie version of Wicked..."

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