“The brother-in-laws are back.”
If you were a fan of the 2014 hit film Ride Along, then you’re in for a treat because the sequel is hitting theatres today (Jan. 15)! Over the weeks, the dynamic cast has been making their promo rounds to build up anticipation for the new flick and we have to say we’re ready for it!
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube return to their roles in the action-packed comedy film where James Payton (Cube) is still annoyed with the antics of his soon to be brother-in-law, Ben Barber (Hart). In the sequel, Ben has graduated from the police academy and is now a cop with the Atlanta P.D., but he wants to make it to Detective. As his wedding day approaches with James’ sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter), both Ben and James are sent to Miami in pursuit of a powerful drug lord named Antonio Pope (played by Benjamin Bratt), who’s supplying Atlanta drug dealers with product. Of course, Ben creates major chaos on this “ride along” and causes the undercover operation to get out of hand.
The film was directed by Tim Story (Fantastic Four, Think Like A Man) and this time around, they picked up super producer, Will Packer (Straight Outta Compton, Think Like A Man) to help out on the production. Universal Pictures is the film’s distributor.
Bringing in $48.6 million over four days on MLK weekend two years ago, Ride Along 2 is expected to open this MLK weekend with $50 million and kick Star Wars: The Force Awakens out of the No. 1 spot.
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube have undeniable chemistry, so we’re definitely in for a treat!
Ride Along 2 hits theaters nationwide on Friday January 15.
Check out the hilarious trailer below:
Written By: Nicole Cunningham