Lil Yachty To Star In "How High 2"
Interestingly, he doesn't smoke.
Lil Yachty does not smoke weed, but that does not stop to participate in the sequel of one of the most beloved stoner comedies in the cinema and to Hip-Hop. Lil Boat has landed the lead role in the upcoming film How High 2, which is scheduled to debut on MTV in the year 2019.
"I have some exciting news for all my fans and to all my enemies" Yachty said in a video shared on Twitter. "I want to be the first to announce that we are in production of filming the long awaited sequel How High 2, starring me."
Along with the clip, wrote on twitter, "it gives me so much hype to announce I am the protagonist of my first film #HowHigh2. Let's Get @MTV @Universalent. Stay tuned for more details on @howhighmovie. COMING of 2019."
I'm so hype to announce I am the protagonist of my first film #HowHigh2. Let's Get @MTV @Universalent. Stay tuned for more details on @howhighmovie. COMING 2019 pic.twitter.com/cQtxOOimeZ
— Underdog (@lilyachty) September 25, 2018
According to Variety, Yachty is going to play Roger, who is described as "an entrepreneur and the younger brother of one of the protagonists of the original film."
The original How High, which hit theaters in the year 2001, starring Method Man and Redman. It is not clear if the two are going to be involved in the sequel despite the fact that both men campaigning for him in the past.
Shauna Garr, one of the producers of the original, and returns as a producer. Variety also reports of Quality Control Kevin "Coach K" Lee and Pierre "Pee" Thomas and Brian Sher will serve as executive producers along with Yachty.
How High 2 will be Yachty first starring role in a film, but he does have some experience in acting. Earlier this year, said his Green Lantern in the animated comedy Teen Titans Go! To The Movies.