T stars in a new flick directed by Abel Ferrara
(King Of New York), titled "R Xmas." The flick,
which was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival Thursday (May
10th), is a strange Christmas tale about drug dealers and
Ice T plays
a racist gangster and also stars Drea de Matteo and Lillo
Brancato of the HBO Mafia series “The Sopranos."
about the film’s content, screenwriter Scott Pardo said “If
we’d been doing a film about a law firm, we wouldn’t have
had the characters saying ‘fuck’ all the time. We didn’t make
this film for a puritanical audience.
centers around Drea de Matteo and Brancato, who play the parents
of a pampered and protected little girl in 1993 New York City.
On first appearances, they are a normal family, yet they run
a highly successful drug-dealing business, cutting their heroin
with pharmaceutical precision and allotting it to a team of
dealers who operate in New York’s toughest neighborhoods.
Ice is currently
slated to start work on a new flick directed by Fred Williamson
titled "Deadly Rhapsody."