Ice Cube Back To Drawing Board For Last Friday Movie

Ice Cube Back To Drawing Board For Last Friday Movie

Ice Cube Back To Drawing Board For Last Friday Movie!

With the passing of Pops (John Witherspoon) rapper/actor and creator of the Friday franchise Ice Cube has said via Twitter that New Line Studio is dragging its feet when it comes to the final installment in the popular Friday movie series. Read on… reports that the passing of big-screen funnyman John Witherspoon, who played Ice Cube’s dad in the movie series might be at the center of the issue.

John Witherspoon, 77, died at home of a heart attack and Ice Cube refuses to use any type of CGI technology to have Pops in the final Friday movie.

The latest discussion opened up when fan Taylor Brazzell, @liltee12393, tweeted to Ice Cube: “Are we still getting Friday or is that canceled now because John Witherspoon passed?”

Ice Cube then replied on Dec. 22:

Back to the drawing board since New Line Cinema was slow on green-lighting the LAST FRIDAY script that was full of Mr. Jones. I’ve been pissed off about it since Spoon passed away.

When Brazell then asked if Ice Cube could approach another company about the final film.

The actor responded:

New Line has the rights to distribute that movie.

TMZ caught up with Cube, 50, as he was heading out to Hawaii for a performance at Los Angeles International Airport they asked if he’d ever considered using a computer-generated image of Witherspoon.

Cube replied:

It’s all on New Line, man!

The Friday movies have been around since 1995. Last Friday would have been the fourth and final installment. Ice Cube said back in May that he hoped to release the final film in April of 2020.

So far, New Line Cinema has NOT said anything about making the Last Friday movie.

Back in November Cube was devastated:


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I’m devastated over the passing of John Witherspoon. Life won’t be as funny without him.

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