House Party reboot casts Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Tosin Cole as leads
Deadline reports that the New Line Cinema reboot of House Party has found its two leads in Jorge Lendeborg Jr. ( Bumblebee ) and Tosin Cole ( Doctor Who ). The Springhill Company has fast-tracked this film for franchise potential based on Reginald Hudlin’s House Party (1990), which became an enormous area of the cultural zeitgeist during the last thirty years.
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The original story centered on Play who would like to plan a house party to end all house parties. Meanwhile, his best friend, Kid, wants to go to become familiar with Sydney the hottest girl in school. The night time of these lives the duo eventually ends up going on a wild ride and having. The box office hit and its own subsequent sequels burst hip-hop into mainstream cinema and launched the career of its stars Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, Tisha Martin-Campbell, Martin Lawrence, A.J. Dawson, Daryl “Chill” Mitchell, and musical group Full Force. Its legacy and impact deeply influenced the coming-of-age party genre of comedy and Black cinema as they are known today.
The upcoming remake of the film will be helmed by South Central L.A. native Calmatic, music video director of such hits as Lil’ Nas X’s Old Town Road-for which a Grammy was won by him. House Party marks the award-winning director’s feature debut from a script penned by Emmy-nominated Atlanta writing duo Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori. SpringHill’s LeBron Maverick and James Carter are up to speed to produce. Reginald Warrington and Hudlin Hudlin will executive produce alongside Spencer Beighley and Jamal Henderson for SpringHill. Overseeing for New Line are executives Richard Brener, Josh Mack and Victoria Palmeri.
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