Ice Cube To Star In Untitled Patrick Aiello/Timur Bekmambetov Sci-fi Pic For Universal

Ice Cube To Star In Untitled Patrick Aiello/Timur Bekmambetov Sci-fi Pic For Universal
Exclusive: Following the successful Ride Along films and upcoming Flint Strong biopic, Ice Cube and Universal appear to have found their next high-profile project as Cube is set to star in the untitled grounded sci-fi movie for the studio with Patrick Aiello and Timur Bekmambetov producing. Rich Lee will direct from a script by Kenneth Golde.

Plot details are vague other then it being described as a grounded sci-fi film in the vein of District 9already that touches on themes of privacy versus surveillance. Universal has greenlighted the film and has fast tracked it by having it go into production next month.

The talent behind the package already was intriguing to the studio, but what really sealed the deal was the technology that Bekmambetov has been fine-tuning ever since signing his five-picture deal with the studio. The idea behind this format that was part of the presentation is a production
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