Tristan Wilds

  1. Maestro Harrell, The Wire, TV, 2006-2008. Wilds became Michael Lee after auditioning for Randy Wagstaff in the hit HBO series. 
  2. David Oyelowo, Red Tails, 2011.    The all-powerful George Lucas had to drop close to $100m into the budget before any studio would help back his 23-year-old dream film about the Tuskegee Airmen WWII’s  barely heard of African-American fighter pilots. (So good, they shot down the first jet fighters, Messerschmitt Me 262s!)  Wilds, aka Tristan Mack Wilds at the time, auditioned for  Lieutenant  Joe “Lightning” Little – and  Lucas made him Ray “Junior” Gannon.

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