Colin says playing the same character Don Johnson made so famous was a no-brainer. He was thrilled to sign-up for a project involving Jamie Foxx and director Michael Mann. But was Don happy that Colin was stepping into his shoes? Sounds like no. When Colin was asked if he spoke to Don ahead of filming, he said

I tried but he never returned my call. But Jamie met him at a restaurant in LA and Don said: ‘You tell Colin Farrell, when he’s through with my jockstrap to give it back.’ And I never got the jockstrap either. I was waiting every day by the post box.

Looks like America was happy with the choice. Miami Vice was #1 at the box office last weekend. The question remains will it hold the title this weekend? For more pictures of Colin

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