Sticky Fingaz, formerly
of the rap group Onyx, will star in the upcoming movie “Flight of the Phoenix”.
The movie, which
had an $80 million dollar budget, was directed by John Moore (Behind Enemy Lines)
and also stars Tyrese, Dennis Quaid, Hugh Ory and Giovanni Ribisi (Saving Private
The action flick
takes place in Africa after a plane crash leaves Sticky and crew stranded on
a desolate island with only 2 weeks worth of water and peaches to survive.
“It was cool
working with John Moore and Dennis Quaid, learning from them really stepped
up my game,” Sticky Fingaz told AllHipHop.com. “It was funny being
in Africa and me and Tyrese are the only two brothers in the movie though, but
it was all good.”
The character played
by Ribisi insists he has experience building planes, so after using all their
food and energy working on the plane they find out he’s only built model
the Phoenix" is an updated version of the original 1965 flick, which starred
James Stewart and Richard Attenborough.
The movie is due
out Dec 22nd.