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Who could be a Hollywood idol?

Updated: March 24, 2011, 12:16 AM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

Jimmie Johnson will have a busy day on Thursday in Los Angeles, except it will involve a trip to a studio instead of the racetrack, a director and writers instead of a crew chief and engineers, makeup artists and wardrobe consultants instead of a gas man and tire-changers.

Welcome to Hollywood, NASCAR-style.

The five-time defending Sprint Cup champion is the latest driver to turn part-time actor, filming a segment for Christian Slater's new television series, "Breaking ...

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