Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: John Leguizamo, who just made a deal to star in the ABC pilot Only Fools and Horses, has just signed for roles in the Ridley Scott-directed The Counselor and the Jeff Wadlow-scripted Kick-Ass 2. In The Counselor, he’ll play a low level drug dealer, in a Cormac McCarthy-scripted film that stars Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz. In Kick-Ass 2, he’ll play Javier, the bodyguard assigned to protect aspiring evil guy Red Mist, the role to be reprised by Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Aaron Johnson and Chloe Moretz are back along with Nicolas Cage. Leguizamo is repped by UTA and The Collective.

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