Is the World Ready for a Les Grossman Spin-off?


Here is a piece of good news for Tom Cruise fans, as well as fans of his “infamous” character from “Tropic Thunder,” Les Grossman the Hollywood super-agent. In an MTV interview with Bill Hader of “Saturday Night Live,” Michael Bacall gave confirmation that a script for the spin-off has been finished.

In what resulted as a surprise “hit” cameo, Tom Cruise’s Les Grossman caused all kinds of controversy. But, at the same time, he made plenty of fans in the process. Later, he appeared at the “The 2010 MTV Movie awards,” where during different sketches he gave young celebrities like Robert Patterson and Taylor Lautner fashion and movie advice. This was hilarious, and personally I have been waiting anxiously for news about the progress of this movie.

What makes this character so funny and successful? The world may never know, but he does seem to be the complete opposite of Tom Cruise. I am sure it is liberating for Tom to play this character. We will keep you posted on any further development for Les Grossman’ future adventures.

Well, what do think about Mr. Grossman getting a spin-off? Can this be a hit? Sound off.

Below, you can see Cruise as Les Grossman at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. He enters at the 1:20 mark.

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4 Comments Add Yours ↓

  1. Adam P #

    Well he was a great character in Tropic Thunder and I think with the right script it could be a really funny movie!

  2. Sherice Antoinette #

    The Les Grossman character is only funny in small doses, in my opinion.

  3. Robert D. #

    I agree with Sherice. I don’t think the movie can be focused on him the whole time but then again a funny script is all it might need.

  4. Josue #

    I think he needs to be the Dr. Evil to Austin Powers in this movie. Perhaps even to another character played by Tom Cruise himself. They could create a whole new character for Tom, one the would conflict with Les! Yeah, let Tom do both or all sides of the spectrum in one movie. It would be priceless, IMO.