Patton Oswalt, Nick Offerman and More Audition for 'Conan's' 'Teen Dumbledore'
Jude Law will play young Dumbledore, but Conan O'Brien is going even younger.
While at Comic-Con for a week of themed shows, Conan O'Brien recruited some famous friends in an attempt to cast the role of a teen Dumbledore.
Patton Oswalt, Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany, Parks and Recreation alums Nick Offerman and Aubrey Plaza and more all attempted to portray a young version of the beloved character first made famous by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books.
Jude Law has been tapped to play a young Dumbledore in the upcoming sequel to 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Rowling, who is penning the script for the film, has teased that Law's character will be "a younger man and quite a troubled man," but O'Brien wants to go even younger.
"This is Teen Dumbledore?" Offerman asked, confused. A voice offscreen asked, "How old are you?" to which Offerman deadpanned, "28." (He's actually 47.)
His Parks and Rec co-star didn't fare much better, attempting to say a line in character before instead busting into Marcia Gay Harden's dramatic monologue from Pollock.
Oswalt seemed rightfully confused about his audition. After hearing that Law would be playing "young man Dumbledore," Oswalt joked, "Jude Law. Yeah, that flows! I guess that's someone I would age into."
He also turned his audition into a Dumbledore stand-up set, saying, "What is with these wands? What are these, like the cellphones of the wizarding world? You got to call down a spell?" The comedian added, "Hang on! I can't cast a Patronus, I've only got two bars."
Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch and former Malcolm in the Middle star Frankie Muniz also tried their hands at the role.
Watch the clip below.