Spike Lee is currently planning on creating a sequel to School Daze, School Daze Too. Kevin Hart and Drake are set to star in the upcoming Spike Lee sequel.
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is currently planning on creating a sequel to School Daze, Spike Lee's second feature film which was released in 1988.
was a musical-drama and was written and directed by Spike Lee
and was the movie that launched the careers of Laurence Fishburne
), Giancarlo Esposito
) and Tisha Campbell-Martin (Martin).
The movie was based in part of Spike Lee's experiences at Atlanta's Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University. The movie centers around the fraternity and sorority members classhing with other students during a HBCU homecoming weekend. The movie focuses on issues of racism within the African American culture.
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According to The Daily Beast, Spike Lee
is in talks with Drake and Kevin Hart
to star in the upcoming production.
An email dated April 4, 2014, from Bart Walker, Spike Lees agent at ICM, to Doug Belgrad, President of SPE Motion Picture Group, details the revised script for Lees School Daze Too, a planned sequel to Lees 1988 film. Its allegedly being packaged as a starring vehicle for rapper Drake and Kevin Hart.
This is a new draft that Spike has written after meetings with Drake, who will play the lead
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role of PE*NIS, and Kevin Hart who will play DAT NIGGA JIGGA. [Emphasis ours. -Ed.] The budget is $ 9 million (net, after Georgia tax credits), not including historic costs, star salaries, creative producer fees, the email read. I believe in the film both as an entertainment a college film and as a provocative and exciting piece about the conflict of traditional values (education, college) and hip hop/star/celebrity culture. Why go to college to get a job to make money when you can make more money rapping, stripping, and creating salacious music videos even if they demean women?
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The movie is currently in development with Sony Pictures. But, if deals are made, it is highly likely that School Daze Too
will be making it's way to the Peach State.
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