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Jonathan Lipnicki: 'I Almost Wasn't the Jerry Maguire Kid'

June 04, 2013

Former child star Jonathan Lipnicki almost missed out on his big break in Jerry Maguire - he was only cast as Tom Cruise's stepson when another young actor dropped out of the project.

Lipnicki went on to land the lead in the Stuart Little franchise and he's now planning a major return to acting after reconnecting with his mentor Cruise - and he owes his success to the fact another child star didn't work out as Ray Boyd.

He explains, "They cast another kid and actually shot two weeks with a different kid and it just wasn't working out; the chemistry wasn't there, the kid wasn't happy. Read More