Q&A John Leguizamo

In a new remake of the 1976 John Carpenter thriller, Assault on Precinct 13, comedian John Leguizamo plays a small-time criminal with a very big mouth.

Has the quality of roles for Latinos changed much since you started in show business? There's a lot more of them, for one thing. And now we get to play people on the right side of the law.

But in this movie you play a junkie. He's a small-time hood. I thought I could do something funky with this character. I was trying to make him like these homeless drug addicts in my old neighborhood...

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