SNL Outtake: Matthew McConaughey, 'J-Law,' Jon Hamm and Others Audition for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Believe it or not, Matthew McConaughey was this close to taking over the role of Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: The Force Awakens — at least according to Saturday Night Live.

In a just-released series of outtakes from SNL‘s Star Wars Auditions sketch (first made available by Mashable), McConaughey is one of the many A-listers seen screen-testing for the box office smash. Jennifer Lawrence (as played by Vanessa Bayer), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Taran Killam) and Shia LaBeouf (Kyle Mooney) also try out for the film, but bring a bit too much of themselves to the respective roles.

Later, the Black Eyed Peas (Pete Davidson, Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong and Jay Pharaoh) showcase a complete lack of versatility when auditioning to be the Cantina band.

Watch the screen tests — which also feature John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Emma Stone and Jon Hamm — play out above, then put those space hands to work and sound off in the comments.