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John Leguizamo Interview: How he Pissed Off Al Pacino + His Best & Most Difficult Roles

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The hilarious John Leguizamo hung out on Sway in the Morning and he brought his jokes with him! Promoting his new movie, American Ultra, hitting theaters today, John tells us this was the most fun he’s ever had making a movie.

John is seasoned, both as a comedian and an actor, and opens up about filming Carlitos Way and pissing off Al Pacino, turning down the role of Tom Hank’s boyfriend in Philadelphia for Super Mario Brothers, and the most difficult role he’s ever played.

Watch above and keep an eye out for his new stand-up show, “Latin History for Dummies.”

American Ultra is in theaters now. Catch the trailer below.


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