Brandon T. Jackson’s breakout role in the larger-than-life war movie send-up Tropic Thunder almost didn’t happen.
The 22-year-old Detroit actor-comedian revealed he auditioned for the role of hip-hop impresario Alpa Chino “at least 13 times” but was overlooked and the part ultimately went to someone else.
But then Ben Stiller, the film’s director, co-writer and star, came calling.
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