Interview: Ice-T Has Doubts About "New Jack City" Reboot's Potential

HipHop News Posted on October 9, 2019 at 4:09am

Interview: Ice-T Has Doubts About "New Jack City" Reboot's Potential

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Ice-T is on a quick break from shooting Law & Order: Special Victims Unit when he picks up the phone. The pioneering Hip Hop legend has played Detective/Sergeant Odafin Tutuola for the past 19 years.

But before he landed that career-defining role, he was cast as NYPD detective Scotty Appleton in the 1991 Mario Van Peebles film, New Jack City. Although Ice had previously earned small roles in Breakin’ (1984) and its aptly titled sequel Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984), New Jack City was his first major acting role and catapulted him to a whole other level of notoriety..centered-ad {

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So naturally, when news of an upcoming New Jack City reboot started circulating last month, people wondered if the Hollywood machine would try to reunite the same cast — Wesley Snipes as powerful drug kingpin Nino Brown, Chris Rock as lovable crackhead “Pookie,” Allen Payne as Brown’s second-in-command “Gee Money” and, of course, I

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