Tupac Shakur Came Close to Playing a Jedi In 'Star Wars'
The intergalactic revelation came from Death Row's former chief engineer Rick Clifford during an interview with 2pac-forum.com. "It's sad because 'Pac found out that I worked for Brian Austin Green. who was on (Beverly Hills) 90210, then he found out I was in some movies. So we always talked about his film career and stuff," Clifford explained during the interview with the site. "He was telling me that he was supposed to read for George Lucas and them. They wanted him to be a Jedi. Yes, I'm serious — Samuel L. got Tupac's part.
"Yeah, he called me 'Old Man,'" Clifford added. "He said 'Old Man, keep your fingers crossed, I got three movies coming up. One of them I gotta read for George Lucas'." more on this story