Jack Black and Ice Cube are joining forces as the leads in Kitao Sakurai’s upcoming comedy Oh Hell No, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cube already agreed to come on board while Black is in the final stages of negotiations.
Oh Hell No focuses on the relationship between two men, Sherman (Black) and Will (Cube), after Sherman falls in love with Will’s mom. Further details about the plot and cast remain unknown, although it was previously revealed that the movie is expected to hit theaters on July 1st, 2022.
The comedy will be Sakurai’s first project since Netflix comedy Bad Trip. The list of his previous works also includes The Eric Andre Show and FX’s series Dave.
Jack Black hasn’t been on the big screen since 2019’s Jumanji: The Next Level but has several movies lined up for release in the near future. This includes an appearance in the live-action adaptation of popular video game Borderlands, in which he is set to star as fan-favorite Claptrap.
Ice Cubemost recently starred in the 2020’s comedy-drama The High Note. He is currently filming Rich Lee’s sci-fi flick War of the Worlds, in which he stars alongside Eva Longoria. He also has several projects in pre-production, including Flint Strong and Accidentes.