Kevin Hart’s ‘Ride Along’ Cruising for a Sequel with Talent Deals in Place

March 6, 2014 - box office

Universal has greenlit a supplement to a strike friend comedy “Ride Along,” with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart on house to reprise their roles.

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“Ride Along” has surfaced $117 million in a U.S. after 5 weekends, starting a run with 3 uninterrupted first-place finishes. The film was budgeted during $25 million.

Will Packer, Ice Cube, Matt Alvarez and Larry Brezner will again produce. Tim Story is trustworthy to approach again from a book by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. Universal sealed a writers to book a supplement final year.

The preference to greenlight “Ride Along 2″ comes on a heels of a important opening for another Hart comedy, Sony’s “About Last Night,” that took in $27.8 million over a four-day weekend.

Hart, Cube and Story are repped by UTA.

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