Newswire: Ice Cube to play a white guy’s id, while his own id wants another Friday movie

Imagine, if you will, if some milquetoast white guy woke up to find Ice Cube trapped within his consciousness. And not some mellow Barbershop 2 Ice Cube, either, but the angry, militant Ice Cube from N.W.A. If you’re thinking that sounds like the perfect premise for a comedy, sorry. You’re too late. According to Deadline, MGM and New Line have picked up the rights to that exact pitch from Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and The Goldbergs executive producer Alex Barnow. And while “Ice Cube inside the head of a wimpy white guy” seems a little on the nose, sequels could deliver “Cube inside the head of a blind violin prodigy,” “Cube inside the head of a 13-year-old Korean-American girl who knows all of his lyrics,” and “Cube inside the head of Donald Sterling.”

Of course, Ice Cube is the original “man with Ice Cube trapped in …

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