By Candace Shelton
Yes, it’s true. The Office star revealed on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live she tried out for Maya Rudolph’s part in the 2011 hit movie and didn’t make the cut.READ MORE: Sabrina Spellman Makes An Appearance On The CW's Riverdale; Kiernan Shipka Reveals 'Fans Will Get Some Clarity'
“I practiced it so much and was so into it and I loved that whole cast. That was one that was a heartbreaker,” she said.READ MORE: Brittany Adebumola And Joseph David-Jones Say 'The 4400' Is 'A Beautiful Companion To The Original'
Later on, Kaling joked that someone also offered her a role in “12 Years a Slave”. “I was like, ‘I can’t do it! Tell [Lupita Nyong’o] to do it. I don’t have the time,” she laughed.MORE NEWS: Batwoman Star Javicia Leslie Says 'I’m Really Excited For The Villains'
One thing’s for sure: Whether she’s on the big screen or on the small one, Mindy Kaling sure isn’t going anywhere!