‘All My Life’ Star Jessica Rothe Reveals She Auditioned For Daenerys in ‘Game of Thrones’

Reshma Gopaldas
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Jessica Rothe has gotten married twice during the pandemic—once on film and once in real life. She and Harry Shum Jr. (Glee, Crazy Rich Asians) are bringing the love and tears with their new movie, All My Life, based on the true story of Jenn Carter and Soloman Chau. We chatted with Rothe about her movie wedding, her real-life wedding (in the middle of pandemic!) and that iconic Game of Thrones role she auditioned for.

I confessed to Rothe that when my co-worker asked what the movie was about, I said, “Oh, it’s like a musical-ish romantic cancer comedy.” And there was complete silence. Then he said, “Oh, do they sing about cancer?” Rothe quickly interjected, “That’s a great logline. That’s...

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