Ryan Gosling could have scored a part in ‘Gilmore Girls’, if only he didn’t fluff his audition, according to one of the show’s casting directors.

At the 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Fest in Washington Depot, Connecticut on Friday night, casting director Jami Rudofsky shared an awesome behind-the-scenes story about how a young Gosling very nearly was a Gilmore guy.

Ryan GoslingRyan Gosling was very nearly a Gilmore Guy

“When I was a very wee casting person, I was casting independent movie for no money,” Rudofsky said, according to Buzzfeed.

“This guy came in, and he was late, and I rolled my eyes because he was late, and he was blonde. I thought he was giving attitude – what I didn’t realize was that he was in character.”

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“He did the audition, and it was one of the most amazing auditions that I’ve ever seen…”

“Cut to a couple years later,” she continued and that same man came in to audition to be a Gilmore guy…

“[I’d] kept him in my mind, and I was thinking ‘I can’t wait for them to meet him.’ And I am talking him up. I’m like, ‘Amy [Sherman-Palladino], guys, he’s the best actor. I’m telling you, he is amazing.’

“So he came in, I think it was a football character? I don’t even remember…”

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“He auditioned, and it kind of fell flat,” Rudofsky ended. “And Amy was like, ‘Really, Jami?’”

Yes sadly Ryan didn't end up as a Gilmore Guy, but he did pretty well regardless.