I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With John Leguizamo
Clint Eastwood wasn't a fan of his Noo Yawk accent.
Latin History for Morons star John Leguizamo is a quintessential New Yorker, and you can hear it in his ... well ... accent. When it came time for him to audition for Clint Eastwood's film Changeling, though, that accent was hard to shake off (especially since he was working on a different movie where it factored heavily). Leguizamo's Noo Yawk-ese just wasn't Eastwood's jam, and even though he was very nice about it, you won't find Leguizamo's name in the credits.