Auditions for Harry Potter spin-off 《哈利波特》外傳海選女演員

Do you want to be in the movies? Thousands queue in London for the chance to be in a new JK Rowling film.

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A long queue of girls waiting for their chance of stardom.

Thousands of young hopefuls stood in line in London for the chance to audition for a role in a Harry Potter spin-off movie.

(Competitor) “I’m really excited! It’s my dream come true to get this part!”

Warner Bros are looking for a girl to play the character Modesty in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The lead role has gone to the Oscar-winning actor, Eddie Redmayne.

But the competition is fierce and many are leaving with just a certificate to remind them of the experience.

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排著長隊的少女們都在期待著自己成為明星的機會。成千上萬名滿懷希望的候選者們在倫敦排隊等待試鏡機會,希望能在《哈利波特》外傳中扮演一個角色。

(競爭者):“我很激動!獲得這一角色是我的夢想!”

華納兄弟影業想尋找一名少女扮演電影《怪獸與牠們的產地》中莫蒂絲提(Modesty)的角色。影片的男主角將由奧斯卡金像獎最佳男主角艾迪·瑞德曼 (Eddie Redmayne)出演。

不過競爭十分激烈,許多人離開時僅得到了一文證書,留作紀念。

詞彙

stardom  明星地位、身份
hopefuls  希望獲得成功的候選者
dream come true  美夢成真
lead role  主角
fierce  (指競爭)激烈的

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stardom / hopefuls / dream come true / lead role / fierce

1. Hollywood actor Ioan Gruffudd has landed a __________ in a US TV series, weeks after admitting he was seeing a psychologist to overcome audition rejections.

2. “But the best thing you can do is go out there and beat those guys, knowing you can have full pride in doing it clean.”

The two Olympic __________ were speaking at an event staged by UK Sport to mark 500 days until the start of next year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro.

3. In big cities all across Iran, traditional bazaars now face __________ competition from American-style urban shopping centres where big name Western brands are on conspicuous display.

4. Now three years into her four-year placement, the 19-year-old has earned the privilege of performing at the internationally-famed Bolshoi Theatre.

She said: “It was incredible. Finding my name on the back of the dressing room door was a __________.”

5. Although the show brought them __________, the double act started to work separately in the 1970s.

答案

1. Hollywood actor Ioan Gruffudd has landed a lead role in a US TV series, weeks after admitting he was seeing a psychologist to overcome audition rejections.

2. Dubai “But the best thing you can do is go out there and beat those guys, knowing you can have full pride in doing it clean.”

The two Olympic hopefuls were speaking at an event staged by UK Sport to mark 500 days until the start of next year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro.

3. In big cities all across Iran, traditional bazaars now face fierce competition from American-style urban shopping centres where big name Western brands are on conspicuous display.

4. Now three years into her four-year placement, the 19-year-old has earned the privilege of performing at the internationally-famed Bolshoi Theatre.

She said: “It was incredible. Finding my name on the back of the dressing room door was a dream come true.”

5. Although the show brought them stardom, the double act started to work separately in the 1970s.

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