Ice Cube Wants Chris Tucker For New 'Friday'; Says Dre Is MIA

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Ice Cube Wants Chris Tucker For New 'Friday'; Says Dre Is MIA
 

 
(AllHipHop News) Hit rapper/director Ice Cube is hoping to land Chris Tucker for a new installment of his successful Friday franchise of movies.

Ice Cube and his Cubevision production shingle are responsible for the three Friday movies, which have starred actors like Chris Tucker, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Katt Williams and others.

The movies have been box office smashes.

Friday (1995) has grossed over $28 million, Next Friday (2000) has grossed over $59 million, while Friday After Next (2002) grossed over $33 million.

"Thatís my dream. I hope so, I even want Chris Tucker in it. I think thatís what everybody wants to see," Ice Cube stated. "They want to see all of us together, Iíve been campaigning trying to put that together, Iím going to keep campaigning until the idea is so old nobody wants to see it."

Chris Tucker has been relatively quiet over the past three years, with his last blockbuster hit coming in the form of Rush Hour 3, which co-starred Jackie Chan and earned the popular actor $25 million.

Most recently, the famed comedian/actor fan into tax troubles with the IRS claimed he owed over $11 million dollars in back taxes.

Just last week, he put his Monteverde, Florida mansion on the market for $2 million.

And Cube seemed adamant that another sequel to the Friday series would not be possible, unless Chris Tucker agrees to appear in the flick.

"I want to deliver it, but I donít want to deliver what youíve seen already. We gotta have Chris in it," Ice Cube said.

In related news, Ice Cube is preparing to release his new album, I Am the West.

He recently went public and revealed that Dr. Dre would not be featured on the album, simply because Cube cannot get in contact with his former N.W.A. group member.

"I donít know, but I donít feel that bad because I talked to Snoop and he ainít heard from him either," Ice Cube told AllHipHop.com. "It ainít just me. This is a man that everybody in the music industry is trying to get production out of, so he has to pick and choose what he can do because he still has pressure to put his record out. That was never a motivating factor for me, my record was done and it was gonna come out with or without him, Iím the only one that has to show up."

Ice Cube's new album I Am the West is due in stores on September 24th on his own imprint, Lench Mob Records.

58 comments for "Ice Cube Wants Chris Tucker For New 'Friday'; Says Dre Is MIA"

 8 years ago '04        #2
YoungForcers 
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too bad chris tucker ain't gonna do it i swear ever since he blew up after that he ain't been the same chris tucker since def comedy jam
 08-18-2010, 10:37 PM         #3
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Hmm..:hmm:

I'll definitely go out to see this.
 08-18-2010, 10:40 PM         #4
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chris is fat and lazy
 8 years ago '05        #5
THEINFAMOUS 19 heat pts19
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Chris know GATDAM well he need that money.
 8 years ago '04        #6
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 nkflier54 said:
First Friday is the GOAT
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 08-18-2010, 10:54 PM         #7
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We're not going to get the same o'shea jackson or the same chris tucker.... sh*t is gonna be wack as f*ck.....
 8 years ago '09        #8
Brainwave 5389 heat pts5389
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His Album Might Not Have Dre In It But His Friday Film Might Get Detoxed
 8 years ago '04        #9
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The movies have been box office smashes.

Friday (1995) has grossed over $28 million, Next Friday (2000) has grossed over $59 million, while Friday After Next (2002) grossed over $33 million.
i wouldn't call that a box office smash. first two were great though.
 8 years ago '05        #10
Flatbush85 55 heat pts55
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Jamie Foxx said it best "Once comedians get married they start to lose their edge"
 8 years ago '04        #11
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It'd be wild if Chris reached Mike Tyson status because of taxes in a few years and have to start doing every project that he's offered. Including another Friday.
 8 years ago '07        #12
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ill see the next friday movie if it happens..but its likely to suck..idk why chris tucker wouldnt do it..he can use the money
 8 years ago '10        #13
theking1 3 heat pts
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:omfg: there is a god
 8 years ago '04        #14
boimannie2004 3 heat pts
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isn't chris tucker already behind like 11mil or something on taxes so you never know
 08-18-2010, 11:33 PM         #15
Industry 215 
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Friday After Next is close to The First Friday. Money Mike and the whole Top Flight Security Storyline is f**king great
 8 years ago '07        #16
Cartel-Clipz 29 heat pts29
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Chris is gray and bloated now. can't see that n*gga as smokey no more
 8 years ago '07        #17
Tony_Stylezzz 2 heat pts
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Didn't Chris get religious and that's the reason why he probably wont do another Friday since they mostly smoke in it.
 8 years ago '08        #18
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 YOUNGZERO said:
We're not going to get the same o'shea jackson or the same chris tucker.... sh*t is gonna be wack as f*ck.....
my thoughts exactly....
 08-19-2010, 12:09 AM         #19
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chris tucker gonna do it! He gon come back like! "I know i said i wasnt doin it anymore, but i jus bulls**ttin'! and you know this! Man!"
 8 years ago '04        #20
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first friday was the dopest. 2nd was 2nd. day day and smokey together would be gangsta
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