Ice Cube and Charlie Day are both in talks to star in the New Line Cinema comedy Fist Fight. Deadline reports that negotiations are currently in the early stages, but producers are hoping to find a director in the near future, in hopes of starting production in September. It isn't known if there are any specific filmmakers that New Line is currently eyeing.
The story is being compared to the 1987 comedy Three O'Clock High, only a grown-up version. The plot follows a timid teacher (Charlie Day) who gets challenged to a fight by a colleague (Ice Cube), who thinks he's trying to get him fired. No further details were given about the story, or what other supporting characters may be involved.Read More
Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer are back on set for Barbershop 3, the hilarious continuation of the Barbershop franchise, which has spawned two sequels, a spinoff and a TV series. Ice Cube has offered up a sneak preview of the comedy this morning, giving fans an exclusive first look. What kind of hijinks can we expect to see when Barbershop 3 opens early next year?
Barbershop 3 Behind-the-Scenes Episode 1 brings us directly into the action. Appearing in this first video, we get to see co-stars Nicki Minaj, Common and many more as they all go to work. We also get to see a quick black and white history of the story so far. This is cut with the first-ever scenes from the film, which promise more uproarious moments of shop talk and haircutting antics.Read More
What do you think? Do you want to see Friday 4 finally happen? And are you going to hit the theater on April 20th to see the original on the big screen once again? Or is it much easier to sit on the couch and watch it at home?
Friday was released April 26th, 1995.Read More
Before he became a world-famous solo rapper and actor, Ice Cube was part of the groundbreaking and controversial gangsta rap group N.W.A., which burst onto the scene in 1988 with their debut album Straight Outta Compton. Nearly 30 years later, Ice Cube is producing the N.W.A. biopic also entitled Straight Outta Compton, and, during a recent concert in Australia, the rapper gave fans an early look at the first trailer. It isn't known when Universal Pictures is releasing the official version quite yet, but you can get your first look at the biopic below.
The story is set in the mid-1980s, when the streets of Compton, California were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton tells the astonishing story of how these youngsters revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.Read More
22 Jump Street stars Channing Tatum and Ice Cube aren't done with each other yet this year. The two co-stars lend their voices to the fantasy adventure The Book of Life, in theaters this October. Executive produced by fanboy favorite filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, this vibrantly animated quest follows the legend of Manolo, as he sets off to rescue his one true love. Also featuring the voices of Zoe Saldana, Ron Perlman, Christina Applegate, Danny Trejo, Gabriel Iglesias and Diego Luna, The Book of Life was directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez, who makes his directorial debut.
The Book of Life, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.Read More
Ride Along 2 isn't wasting any time! Production has already started in Miami with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, even though the first Ride Along only came out a little more than six months ago. The first installment of this hit comedy earned a whopping $134 million off a $25 million budget, so it's no wonder why a sequel is already deep into shooting.
The original followed security guard Ben, who goes on a ride along with his soon to be brother-in-law, decorated APD detective James, with the hopes of impressing him before he makes that final move and proposes to his longtime girlfriend. This time around, Ben and James are on a new case in Miami, which promises to bring bigger laughs and more action than the first.Read More
With Ride Along stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart already confirmed to return for the sequel Ride Along 2, Universal Pictures is starting to round out the supporting cast, with Benjamin Bratt joining the team.
The main creative team from Ride Along is also intact for the sequel, with Tim Story returning to direct from a script by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi, with William Packer, Ice Cube, Matt Alvarez and Larry Brezner producing. It isn't known when production will begin, but Universal Pictures has already set a January 15, 2016 release date for the sequel.Read More