Watch a video above of Jake Gyllenhaal recounting his experience trying out for the role of Frodo in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings.
Gyllenhaal tells Jimmy Fallon that Peter Jackson told him he’s the worst actor he’s ever seen.
As we all know, the part went to Elija Wood.
Jake Gyllenhaal also talks about trying out for Dude, Where’s My Car?
Jake Gyllenhaal gives Jimmy a rundown of the roles he went for and lost because of bad auditions, including taking Dude, Where’s My Car? too seriously.