Michael Weatherly owes his career to a drug-filled film!
In 1990, the future star of “NCIS” and “Bull” got on stage at a New York casting call — and everybody burst out laughing!
“I was the first white person they’d seen the whole morning,” said Michael, “because it was casting background for ‘New Jack City!’”
Michael added that he wasn’t cast as the “token white guy wandering around Harlem.”
The audition still eventually brought him to a casting director who declared: “You’re not very good, but you have nice cheekbones and good hair!”