“I went in and auditioned for it and met him in person. And he kept on making me read all of these other characters. I said, “Peter, I’m really flattered, but I would give all of your interest up in any of these other characters and sort of throw the bet all on the one I really want to play, which is the dragon.” He’s like, “Oh, no, no. It’s in the bag, mate. You nailed that audition.” I said, “Really?” He said, “He totally got what we want from you and that’s very exciting, but you could possibly be three or four other parts.” I was like, “What?”
Benedict on his “Smaug” audition (x)
Give him ALL the parts!