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Les Grossman Movie: Tom Cruise's 'Tropic Thunder' Character Gets Own Film

Tom Cruise

First Posted: 04/11/11 08:21 AM ET Updated: 06/11/11 06:12 AM ET

The 2008 comedy smash "Tropic Thunder" spawned some memorable characters, to say the least. From Robert Downey Jr.'s very method actor Kirk Lazarus to Jack Black's drug-fueled Jeff Portnoy, there could have been any number of characters from the film that earned their own spin-off movie.

Of course, since no one in the industry has quite the same pull as "Tropic Thunder's" sleazy, rap enthusiast movie honcho Les Grossman (played by a transformed Tom Cruise), there's no surprise that it's him.

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Filed by Jordan Zakarin  |