22 Jump Street: Why All Of Channing Tatum's Friends Wanted To Cameo And 7 Other Fascinating Things We Learned On Set
Everyone Wanted In On 22 Jump StreetSuccess is a very interesting thing in Hollywood. The moment you do something good or grab somebody’s attention, it opens the doors to increased interest and desire for collaboration. So, naturally, when 21 Jump Street was a big box office hit back in 2012, it got people very interested in the idea of being a part of a potential sequel.
Asked if any of his friends had approached him about some kind of role in 22 Jump Street, Channing Tatum enthusiastically confirmed that "pretty much everyone" he knew wanted in on his action… and it wasn’t just the actors. Said Tatum, "Even people that aren't in the industry, the acting industry, but in other industries that are well-known, they're just like, ‘Man, shit's awesome. We want in."
Of course, Tatum couldn’t ultimately say yes to everybody and the movie isn’t overloaded with cameos, but you can definitely count on seeing some familiar faces. "we don't wanna have every single person as it kinda takes you out of the movie," Tatum continued. "But there might be some people."
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