Gage, 25, posted the awkward encounter to his social media accounts on Friday, which reveals him standing in entrance of his digicam, his condo seen within the background.
As he is about to carry out a scene, a male director is heard telling another person on the video name, “These poor folks dwell in these tiny flats, like, I am his, you already know, background and he is received his TV.”
“You are unmuted,” Gage responded. “I do know it is a s—-y condo. … Give me this job so I can get a greater one.”
When the director — whose id is unknown — realized his mistake, he instructed Gage: “Oh my God, I am so, so sorry.”
“Pay attention, I am residing in a four-by-four field. Simply give me the job and we’ll be wonderful,” Gage calmly replied.
The director went on to confess he was “mortified.”
Gage posted the video to his Twitter and Instagram accounts, writing, “psa: If youre a s–t speaking director make certain to mute ur mic on zoom,” Gage captioned his posts on Instagram and Twitter.
The put up garnered a whole bunch of reactions from followers, in addition to a bevy of Hollywood actors who have been in disbelief.
Among the many stars to react have been Patrick Schwarzenegger, Lucy Hale and Wilmer Valderrama, who all applauded the actor for his stylish response.
“I dunno how u reacted so nicely lol,” Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son stated.
“This … is unbelievable,” Hale stated, calling Gage, 25, an “ICON.”
“You are a category act. Onward, this director formally has an expiration date,” Valderrama wrote on Instagram.
Filmmaker Charlie McDowell tweeted in response, “I can solely think about how unhealthy this director’s films are.”
Robin Williams’ daughter, Zelda Williams, additionally took to Twitter to defend Gage. She known as him a “swish, quick-thinking sweetheart,” and stated he’s a “delight to work with, humorous, gifted and a blast on set.”
Gage by no means talked about the director by title, nor did he specify what function he was auditioning for. Nonetheless, “Shameless” alum Emmy Rossum was left irate after watching Gage’s video and stated she believes she is aware of the director’s id.
“I believe I do know that voice. If it is who I am considering, he requested me to ‘audition’ for him as soon as,” Rossum wrote on Instagram in Gage’s feedback. “However to not learn a scene. He stated he knew I may act. Simply to come back into his workplace in a bikini and do a twirl. No joke. THAT was the ask. My reps stated he needed to know if I used to be ‘fats proper now.’ I imagine I instructed my agent, ‘Inform him no thanks and to go f— himself.”