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Ice Cube's Son, O'Shea Jackson Jr., to Play Rapper in N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (Exclusive) – Ice Cube and director F. Gary Gray have cast the iconic rapper's son O'Shea Jackson Jr. to play the original N.W.A. member in Universal's biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” multiple individuals familiar with the long-gestating project have told TheWrap. Universal did not confirm the casting. 6 years 45 weeks ago via jetli

MGM Re-Opens ‘Barbershop’ For Business With Ice Cube Deal – EXCLUSIVE: MGM is reviving its Barbershop franchise. The film company is negotiating a mid-seven-figure deal with Ice Cube to reprise his role as the catalyst for Barbershop 3. They are about to start talking to writers and I’m told the hope is to re-enlist Cedric the Entertainer and Queen Latifah as well. 7 years 3 weeks ago via donnieyen

Ride Along 2

Posted March 13th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

'Ride Along 2' Is in the Works

4:28 PM 2/18/2014 by Jeff Giles
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In the five weeks since it hit theaters, the Ice Cube-Kevin Hart comedy Ride Along has grossed nearly $120 million against a $25 million budget, and you know what that means: Universal wants a sequel. In fact, the studio started moving on a follow-up last year, when it signed Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi to write a script, but now Variety reports they've started making deals with the on-screen talent.

‘Ride Along 2′ Gets Rolling: Story To Direct, Packer To Produce With Deals Closing For Hart and Cube – EXCLUSIVE: It was inevitable after the huge success of Ride Along that Universal Pictures executives would be salivating to get the sequel together. Tim Story will direct Ride Along 2 with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are closing to reprise their roles as the quick-witted security guard (Hart) who has his eye on his partner’s (Cube’s) sister. 7 years 8 weeks ago via brucelee

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Ride Along' Tops Charts…Somehow

7:40 PM 1/19/2014 by Logan Falk
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On Friday, it looked like it was going to be a normal weekend—several unremarkably-rated releases entered theaters, with equally unremarkable projected earnings for the weekend; odds were that Lone Survivor would take the highest earnings, and the other releases would populate the higher regions of the charts. This was not the case, as the most unassuming release, Ride Along, took in the highest earnings.

New in Theaters: 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,' 'Ride Along,' 'The Nut Job,' 'Devil's Due'

9:20 PM 1/17/2014 by Logan Falk
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
This weekend offers quite the variety of films—an action-thriller that jumpstarts a long-dormant franchise, a campy cop buddy comedy, a zany animated family film, and a found-footage horror flick. Pretty much none of it was well-received, but if you’re not picky, there’s something for everybody out in theaters this weekend.

Interview: Talking 'Ride Along' with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart – Ice Cube (James) and Kevin Hart (Ben) lead the lineup in Ride Along from director Tim Story. When a fast talking guy joins his girlfriend’s brother, a hot tempered cop to patrol the streets of Atlanta, he gets entangled in the officers latest case. Now to prove that he deserves his future bride, he must survive the most insane 24 hours of his life.

7 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Director Tim Story and Producer Will Packer Talk RIDE ALONG, How Much Improvisation Went into the Film, Doing the Unexpected, the Sequel, and More – The hilarious new buddy comedy Ride Along shows what can happen when a fast-talking guy wants the blessing of his hot-tempered girlfriend’s brother, before asking her to marry him. Thinking he’s found the perfect solution to get rid of high school security guard Ben Barber (Kevin Hart), Atlanta PD Detective James Payton (Ice Cube) insists that he accompany him on a ride along that he must survive, in order to prove that he’s worthy of Angela (Tika Sumpter), but what ensues are a series of wild adventures that lead them straight to the most notorious criminal in the city. 7 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Ride Along

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Binh Ngo

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube lead the lineup in RIDE ALONG, the next comedy from the director of Think Like a Man. When a tough undercover officer’s (Cube) future brother-in-law (Hart) joins him on an overnight shift, the wisecracking trainee gets accidentally embroiled in the seasoned cop’s latest case. Now, in order to prove that he is worthy of his future bride, he must survive the most insane night of his life.

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