The renowned rapper Ice cube He has abandoned the filming of what was to be his next comedy film, because he did not want to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The actor’s decision has left his co-star Jack black alone on the set of the tape Oh hell no, produced by Sony. Thus, those in charge of the film go through an unexpected situation in the production and are already looking for their replacement.
According to the portal The Hollywood Reporter, the decision has been somewhat surprising, due to Cube’s background. During the pandemic, the author of It was a good day promoted the use of masks, donating up to 2,000 of them to Bacone College in Oklahoma. Similarly, in 2020, it launched a line of T-shirts that promoted the use of mouth covers in order to benefit health workers on the front line.
So far, there has been no official statement from Sony, the rapper’s personal representative or his agency. However, it is known that his action to leave the film has turned his back on a salary of nine million dollars that he was going to receive for his participation.
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The project joined Jack Black and Ice Cube in June and he was going to start his recordings in Hawaii. For this reason, those in charge of Oh hell no They asked the cast that their vaccination would be necessary, as well as multiple Hollywood productions have currently been doing in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As if this were not enough, Black He also had an incident in the face of the filming in June. While he was rehearsing a prank for a segment of the American show Conan, the comedian suffered an injury. Despite this, the actor still remains linked to the film.
Oh hell no It is still in pre-production and with this incident it seems that it will remain at this stage for a little longer. The feature film is scheduled for release on June 17, 2022.