The combination of School of rock star Jack Black and 22 Jump Street Ice Cube is so good it’s amazing that no one has thought of pairing them before. Well, they’re paired up for Sony Pictures’ upcoming comedy Oh Hell No , which is set to be directed by Bad Trip director Kitao Sakurai, with Matt Tolmach producing through his Matt Tolmach Productions with Black and Roz Music.

The story for Oh Hell No is as follows; Jack Black stars as Sherman, who falls in love with Will’s mother (played by Ice Cube, real name O’Shea Jackson), much to Will’s disapproval. Of course, this being Ice Cube, he only has one thing to say about such a ridiculous situation, “Oh goddamn no. The plot seems like the perfect opportunity for Black and Ice Cube to revel in their particular brands of comedy, and does the plot really matter, just seeing the two actors exchange quips and beards? the screen should be worth the price of the ticket on its own.

With cutting-edge comedy director Kitao Sakurai at the helm, the screenplay comes from an assortment of talented comedy writers including Scot Armstrong ( Old School ), Tracy Oliver ( Girls’ Journey ), Jessica Gao ( Elle-Hulk ) and Rodney Rothman ( Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ). Brittany Morrissey is supervising Oh Hell No for the workshop.

Sakurai has become well-known in the comedy world for directing and executive producing The Eric André Show for Adult Swim, and most recently directed and co-wrote Netflix’s No.1 comedy Bad Trip , starring Eric Andre and Tiffany Haddish, following two best friends who make a trip to drive from Florida to New York so that one of them can declare his love for his crush on high school, while being pursued by the criminal sister of the other, including car they stole for the trip. Sakurai also recently directed several episodes of Season 2 of Dave as well as BJ Novak’s upcoming untitled series on FX.

Jack Black has been a heavy hitter in comedy for quite some time now thanks to roles like School of Rock , Nacho Libre , and both the Kung Fu Panda and Jumanji franchisees. The actor is next set to star as Claptrap in director Eli Roth’s upcoming adaptation of the video game series Frontiers , who finds an infamous outlaw with a mysterious past reluctantly returns to his home planet.birthplace of Pandora to find the missing daughter of the universe’s most powerful SOB, Atlas. Here, she forms an alliance with an unexpected team, and these unlikely heroes must battle alien monsters and dangerous bandits to find and protect the missing girl, who may hold the key to unimaginable power.

Icicle , meanwhile, has shown his penchant for superbly direct comedy over the years with performances like The Friday , the Longer franchise and his stage thief role as Captain Dickson in both 21 Jump Street and its 22 sequel. street of the jump .

Sony Pictures has also announced that Oh Hell No is set to hit theaters on July 1, 2022. It comes to us courtesy of Deadline.

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