Thompson is best known as the lead role in the movie version of Fat Albert and for his hip, sarcastic characters on Saturday Night Live but he says playing a member of a rappers entourage in the upcoming thriller, Snakes On A Plane, required him to shed his cultural skin wink, wink.
As research, Thompson says he did a lot of study on the hip-hop rappers culture, which he claims he didnt know anything about because, as he puts it: I listen to country music, myself.
But, he adds: Surprisingly, this internet thing came in pretty handy someones going to make some cash off that thing.
Snakes slithers into theaters Friday (Aug. 18).
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