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The Notebook is 10: Here's Rachel McAdams' Audition Tape

  | June 26, 2014 17:29 IST (New Delhi)
10 Years Of The Notebook

A still from The Notebook

It's been 10 years since Noah wrote 365 letters to Allie - a letter a day for a whole year - in The Notebook, the movie that defined romance for an entire generation.

It's been 10 years since Noah wrote 365 letters to Allie - a letter a day for a whole year - in The Notebook, the movie that defined romance for an entire generation.
In June 2004, Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams went from being a former Mouseketeer and the meanest girl from Mean Girls to legit stars, almost overnight. They have The Notebook, an adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, to thank.
Ryan and Rachel dated off-screen as well. It didn't work out for them in real life, but it did work out for the characters they play in the movie who take a boat ride on a river crowded with ducks...

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...dance on the street...

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...eat ice-cream dorkily...

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...and finally grow old and die together.

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The Notebook was directed by Nick Cassavetes and co-starred Gena Rowlands and James Garner as the elderly versions of Allie and Noah.
Here's Rachel's audition tape, the one which helped her beat nine other actresses - including Reese Witherspoon - to the role:



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