Kaley Cuoco ‘Devastated’ After ‘Knives Out 2’ Role Goes to Kate Hudson: ‘I Cried All Night’

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Kaley Cuoco gets candid about a role she lost that broke her heart.

In an interview with Glamor magazine for its April cover story, the ‘Big Bang Theory’ alum shared that she auditioned for ‘Knives Out 2’ – and was ‘convinced’ she got the part .

However, the role went to Kate Hudson.

“But I was so convinced that my suitcases were ready for Greece,” Cuoco recalls. “And then I didn’t understand. I was so devastated. And I’m not [normally] devastated by the roles. I had done chemistry readings. I had zoomed in. And I didn’t understand. I cried and cried all night. And it went to Kate, who’s awesome.”

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Kaley Cuoco speaks candidly about a role she lost that broke her heart:

Kaley Cuoco is candid about a role she lost that broke her heart: ‘Knives Out 2’.
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The next day, the actress shared that she received a phone call about her upcoming movie, “Meet Cute.” Cuoco stars alongside “SNL” Pete Davidson.

“They were like, ‘We have an interesting storyline.’ And I said, “I don’t want to read anything. I’m terrible. Nobody wants me.” They said, ‘You have to read this,'” she recalled thinking. “And Pete was already attached, and I’m like, ‘Okay, I’ll read it.

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“And when I did, I said, ‘This is the most magical little script. And I never would have had it if I [got] ‘Knives.’ It just shows you that you are where you are supposed to be,” the 36-year-old noted. “I mean, I was disgusted by that. And that’s when I thought I was on fire, like, I’m sure I get that. And they said, “No, we’re going with Kate.”

Kate Hudson eventually landed the role.

Kate Hudson eventually landed the role.
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When asked if she was given a reason why she didn’t get the role, Cuoco replied, “No,” but she admitted she thought she “looked hot s— in the time leading up to the casting decision.

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“I thought I was hot s—: I’m going to be with Daniel Craig. It’s amazing. But I couldn’t be happier with the way things turned out. That’s what it is.” was meant to be, and ‘Knives’ is going to be awesome and Kate is awesome. She was meant to be, and I was meant to be. And maybe I’ll audition for the third,” the star shared ” Flight Attendant”.

After not landing the role in

After not landing the role in “Knives Out 2,” the next day the actress got a phone call about her upcoming movie, “Meet Cute.” Cuoco stars alongside “SNL” Pete Davidson.
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“Knives Out 2” does not yet have an official release date. Cuoco is set to appear in Season 2 of “Flight Attendant,” premiering on HBO Max on April 21.

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