Ice Cube is to star in a new sci-fi film.
The 51-year-old rapper and actor has teamed up with Universal for the as-yet untitled project, which will be produced by Patrick Aiello and Timur Bekmambetov.
Plot details on the movie are vague but it is described as a grounded sci-fi film that explores the themes of privacy versus surveillance. Rich Lee is directing from a script written by Kenneth Golde.
The film has been greenlighted by Universal and is set to begin production next month. The studio are reportedly encouraged to use the new technology that has been developed by Bekmambetov.
The new technology allows production to be completed remotely with cast and crew working from their individual separate locations, particularly useful amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hip hop legend Ice Cube has took on a variety of film roles since making his acting drama in Los Angeles gang drama ‘Boyz n the Hood’ in 1991.
His filmography includes roles in ‘Friday’,…