Tom Hardy once got the opportunity to play one of the most iconic television characters of Praetor Shinzon in Star Trek. But the role wasn’t won by a dash of luck, it was won by Hardy’s rather unorthodox audition video. In 2002, Patrick Stewart, the legendary actor who played Captain Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation, spilled the beans about the casting process to choose an actor to play his younger version.
Patrick Stewart detailed the audition process for Star Trek: The Next Generation
The X-Men actor went on to share,