Seth Meyers: Olivia Wilde compete in the Actathalon challenge
Acting isn’t all fun and games, even if it’s the focus of a competition-based sketch on late night television.
On Monday night’s episode of Late Night, Seth Meyers brought back “The Actathalon,” a “multistage theatrical obstacle course designed to measure and test an actor’s commitment to the craft of acting.”
Olivia Wilde was the contestant, following in Neil Patrick Harris’ footsteps. Wilde had to act her way through various movie tropes including “angrily say a line of dialogue into a phone and then swipe the contents off the desk” and “give an impassioned speech about all you’ve done for this company and quit in a blaze of glory.”
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Watch the clip below to see how three Johnny Depp impersonators rated Wilde’s acting abilities.