In episode 43 of their podcast “Workplace Girls,” Jenna Fischer introduced as much as her co-host Angela Kinsey that she auditioned for the function of Sydney Bristow on the tv collection “Alias.” The function was ultimately given to Jennifer Garner and the present made her a star. Hilariously, Kinsey appeared doubtful of this declare, saying, “It was a really athletic function … you are not probably the most athletic particular person. She needed to do all types of kicks, flip over issues.” An indignant Fischer moved on from Kinsey doubting her, as a result of the precise cause she did not get the function was horrible.
Fischer stated, “So I went in and I learn for the function and my … scene that I needed to audition with. [It] was this actually emotional, dramatic scene the place I am crying, I believe, like about my mom. And it was tremendous intense. And the suggestions that my agent bought was like, Jenna blew us away. We completely cherished it. Her scene was, she simply did an incredible job. We’re gonna cross on her as a result of we simply sadly do not suppose she’s sizzling sufficient. That was my suggestions.”
Fortunately, all of this was adopted by Fischer and Kinsey discussing their concept of doing a mother detectives present the place they went round and solved “very, very minor crimes.” In fact, if Fischer had gotten the “Alias” function, she by no means would have had a shot at being Pam Beesly. However given she was later in a celeb softball recreation, Fischer had loads of athleticism to play that function!