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LeBron James’ is producing a remake of the 1990’s classic hip-hop film House Party for a new generation. The comedy film originally debuted in 1990 and starred hip-hop duo Kid-N-Play. It was later followed by sequels in 1991 and 1994.
LeBron told The Hollywood Reporter that the upcoming film is “definitely not a reboot, it’s an entirely new look for a classic movie.”
The NBA Star will produce the film with the help of his production company SpringHill Entertainment partner, Maverick Carter. Atlanta’s Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori will write the screenplay
“Everyone I grew up with loved House Party,” James said. “To partner with this creative team to bring a new House Party to a new generation is unbelievable.”
LeBron teased about a possible cameo in the film while Carter shared they’re looking to cast musicians in the upcoming film.
“We’re trying out some ideas for musicians to be cast in and to be a part of the project,” Carter told The Hollywood Reporter.
No expected release date has been shared. Are you excited for this movie? Who do you want to see make an appearance? Let us know in the comments below!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 13, 2018