Ice Cube is attempting to get the rights to the favored Friday franchise from Warner Bros.
The 53-year-old actor and rapper opened up in a brand new interview about how he really doesn’t personal any of the rights to the movie franchise, which he wrote and starred in.
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Throughout an look on the Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson podcast, Ice Dice revealed what the battle with the studios entailed.
Ice Dice claims that Warner Bros. was purposely stalling a fourth movie, Final Friday, which was confirmed in 2020, and much more have been deliberate, however now are on the again burner.
“I don’t know. Warner Brothers is bizarre proper now. I don’t know what they’re doing, they don’t know what they’re doing,” he mentioned. “We’d like to have [the rights] again. I feel it’s going to be near a time after we can get it again. So we’ll both look forward to that point, or we’ll hold attempting to persuade them that they should allow us to management the film.”
Ice Dice was then requested about buying the rights again from Warner Bros., which isn’t one thing he’s keen to do.
“I ain’t placing sh** up for it. F*** no,” Ice Dice mentioned. “They should give it to me, and so they’re going make cash. I’m not [going] to pay for my very own stuff, that’s silly. They should do the appropriate factor, get it to us, allow us to flip it into extra money and make the followers comfortable, and other people can have time with the sequence. We are able to do so much with it.”
Ice Dice did write two extra scripts for extra films, however mentioned that the studio rejected one as a result of “the timing wasn’t proper” and one other “was in improvement hell.”
“They simply saved supplying you with be aware after be aware after be aware, by no means supplying you with the inexperienced mild,” he mentioned.
There have been three films within the franchise: 1995′s Friday, 2000′s Subsequent Friday and 2022′s Friday After Subsequent.
Only recently, Ice Dice made headlines over shedding a job and large paycheck as a result of he wouldn’t get the COVID-19 vaccine.