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Ice Cube Gives Update On “Last Friday”; Talks Future Directorial Projects


(AllHipHop News) Back in November, rumors stated that Ice Cube would be writing, producing, and possibly directing the final installment in the Friday franchise, tentatively titled Last Friday, and that the first film’s co-star, Chis Tucker, would be returning.

In an interview with Collider, Ice Cube, who is doing press rounds for his role in the upcoming comedy 21 Jump Street, offered a significant update on the highly-anticpiated sequel, including the revelation that he has already begun writing the film.

“There’s a lot of movement. I’m writing the script right now, so we worked out a deal with New Line. The ball is rolling. We invited everybody back and we’ll have a fun movie.”

When asked if Chris Tucker, who famously portrayed the character Smokey in the first Friday almost 15 years ago, would be returning, Cube responded with “I hope so.”

Tucker, who has not starred in a film since Rush Hour 3, is currently filming David O. Russell’s The Silver Lining’s Playbook, marking his first return to the silver screen since 2007. The film is set for theatrical release this November and also stars Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper.

Having directed the ESPN 30 For 30 documentary “Straight Outta L.A.” last year, it was only natural for Collider to ask Cube if he had plans for any future directorial projects outside of Last Friday. “Yeah it’s always in the works,” he answered. “I gotta find pet projects, things that I’m really into. If not, I’ll just produce. If I find something that I just know I have to do, then I’ll direct.”

Ice Cube can next be seen in the comedy 21 Jump Street which hits theaters on March 21.

  • 3anny3

    my idol

  • woohah623

    chris tucker >>>> mike epps 

    • HottRoddTX

      they both funny.

      • franc♪ hugo stiglitz

        mike epps > chris tucker & kevin hart

  • rep87

    Ice Cube doing his thang a hiphop Icon for sho !

  • Guest

    Chris Tucker well b there remember he’s filling for bankruptcy.

    •  that dont mean naan. he was in the expensive seats at allstar weekend lol

    • franc♪ hugo stiglitz

      lls

  • They need DJ POOH to help write the film, he is the one that came up and wrote the first friday, they need to go get him for the last one, it wont be the same without his help in it,

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  • thuglifefukdapolice

    MUCH LUV 2 CUBE REST IN PEACE EAZY E 

  • R_REAL_TALK

    ok thats whats up but what happened to the NWA movie and reunion?????

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  • King Cold

    Man they betta get smokey or ima be pissed. Lol. Last Friday won’t be the same without him

  • i hope  chris tucker makes to the last friday it ant good without him

  • yes!!!!! CANT WAIT!!

  • Marvin B.

    Hopefully

  • smokey

  • i know you dont smoke weed but is friday you got new job you aint got shit too do im  get you high

    • You so horribly messed up the whole quote.. I hope you and that must be really really high to think you said that correctly…

      • Matthew

        THIS^^

    • Wow.. smh

      • ” i know u dont smoke weed, i know this, but ima get u high today. cuz its friday…u aint got no job… and u aint got shit ta do!” lmao! classic!

  • Emily torres

    about to fo watch this shit 😀

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