Tropic Thunder UK premiere

Stars are out for Tropic Thunder premiere

Tropic Thunder broke in Leicester Square last night, as the premiere of the new Ben Stiller movie hit London.

Ben and his A-list co-stars, Robert Downey Jnr and Jack Black, hit the red carpet for the premiere of the new movie about a group of egotistical actors shooting a war film in the jungle.

In his usual, quirky style, Jack Black donned a lightning-print suit – ‘I put it through the dry cleaners and it looks like bird crap’, he told reporters – while it seemed Ben Stiller had been hitting the bottle – of Just For Men. The actor – who also directed the new movie – showed off a full head of rich dark hair, in contrast to his salt-and-pepper look of last year.

Of his new movie, Stiller said: ‘I knew that we were taking some risks but now I think it is just a really funny movie and we offended everyone so no one should be offended.’

The film, which is currently No. 1 at the American box office, also sees Tom Cruise play a foul, bald-headed, hard-nosed producer in a cameo role, which he took on as a favour to his pal Stiller.

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