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Ice Cube Is A Janky Promoter

Posted By on March 28, 2008

Ice Cube will continue to build his list on imdb.com by staring in a new movie from Dimension Films called "Janky Promoters." The comedy will center around a pair of promoters who try to book a rapper to do a show. Dimension Film's CEO, Bob Weinstein, said that a major rapper will play himself in the comedy. He said "This feels a lot like Uptown Saturday Night to me, a caper film where you have these music promoters who are slightly shady but are good enough guys that you root for them," continuing "This is going to be R-rated, and it appeals right to the core of Cube's audience."  Matt Alavarez and Ice Cube's Cube Vision Productions will produce the movie. Ice Cube took less money upfront in exchange for a share of the profits from the movie, after it recoups it's budget which right now is $10 million dollars. Weinstein said "He's producing the movie, sharing in the funding, so it's more complicated than previous deals we've made with Cube," continuing "He's a brand, like Tyler Perry, and that's the direction he's headed in. We're happy to assist him in that because we believe in him." The casting for "Janky Promoters" has begun and is set to start being filmed early this summer.