Banking on a trip to Japan, Channing Tatum once auditioned for the third Fast & Furious movie, Tokyo Drift.
Talking to Jimmy Kimmel, Tatum said it was the worst audition he ever had and recalled not even wanting to necessarily join the movie.
"I wanted to go to Tokyo very badly," Tatum said during the interview. "I wanted to drift Tokyo. I was like, 'I've never been to Toyko! I hear they have really great food.'"
Tatum said that when he went in for the audition, he stopped himself halfway through and walked out of the room. The actor said it was the type of scenario where he knew he wasn't going to get it and didn't see any point in continuing it.
"They didn't even try to stop me," Tatum said. "They were like, 'Alright. That's probably a good idea,."
According to Tatum, it was one of the worst experiences he's had in his career while auditioning. He told Kimmel that on top of not remembering his lines, his acting was just rubbish.
Tatum never said which role in the movie he was auditioning for, but it seems pretty obvious that he was going out for Sean Boswell, played by Lucas Black. In Tokyo Drift, Sean moves to Tokyo to live with his father after repeatedly getting into trouble with the law back in the United States. While in Tokyo, he befriends a group of street racers and takes down one of the most notorious drivers in the city, who also happens to have ties to the yakuza.
Tokyo Drift also marked the first movie without the late Paul Walker's Brian O'Connor. Series star Vin Diesel, who plays Dominic Toretto, makes a brief appearance at the end of the film.