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'Kids Say the Darndest Things' reboot casting call held at Legoland

Posted at 5:26 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 21:08:56-04

CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) - Wednesday kids tried out for the reboot of Kids Say the Darndest Things during a casting call at Legoland.

Some families were selected as they entered or left Legoland, while other families sought out the try-outs.

Representatives say hundreds of children were interviewed to see if they are a good fit for the national show, hosted by Tiffany Haddish.

The kids, age 4-11, waited in a tent with their parents to be called in.

"They come in and let it go and it is just the most hilarious thing ever," Casting Producer Cevin Middleton said.

In the tent, we asked a few of the kids random questions and hilarity ensued.

"I'm funny!!!" Aliyah said. She was very concerned about putting on the microphone for the interview, saying she thought she might get "electrified." When asked where she would go if she could travel anywhere in the world, she said she would go to China for limited edition Shopkins.

One little boy jumped into an interview saying emphatically, "I like to fight with them! [You like to fight with dragons?] Yeah, like that little dragon over there," he said pointing.

"I was the leader of my friends and then when I'm going to leave to somewhere else I picked one of my friends to be the leader of the other girls," seven-year-old Lila said. She and her dad were in town from the Bay Area having fun at Legoland when they found out about the tryouts.

"[What do you think is the coolest imaginary creature?] Probably a unicorn because they can fly, they can do magic and their poop is ice cream," Xayla said her dad told her unicorns poop ice cream.

In all the silliness, there were a few gems, "I like to dance mostly, it calms my nerve down mostly and it helps me with my stress," Ariannah said she stressed about not being able to do something.

"I want to show other kids that even though you say you can't dance, like you can do it... dance comes from your heart and your passion," she said she dances and helps her sister dance to get through difficult times.

The first episode of Kids Say the Darndest Things will air this Fall on ABC.