The film series “House Party” was one for the culture, the first part made its’ debut March 9, 1990, with a cast full of talented black actors and actresses.
What We Know:
- The film includes Hip-Hop Duo Kid’N’Play, Tisha Campbell-Martin (Sydney) better known as “Gina” and Adrienne-Joi Johnson as Sharane. The film follows a group of friends as they prepare for an epic house party that leads to an unforeseen wild night.
- Back in February of 2018, Variety reported that NBA star Lebron James and SpringHill Entertainment partner, Maverick Carter, were developing a remake of the 1990’s film “House Party” for New Line. James launched SpringHill Entertainment in 2013 and is set to produce the reboot.
- ‘Old Town Road’ director Calmatic, will make his feature-film debut by participating in the classic remake. Calmatic has directed music videos for Anderson .Paak, Khalid and Vince Staples. The South Central Los Angeles native is touted as a “filmmaker, historian and artist,”.
- “House Party,” produced with a budget of $2.5 million was a major success for New Line, earning $26.4 million at the box office. The studio then released “House Party 2” in 1991 and “House Party 3” in 1994. The original still holds down the title of a “classic” with an overall rating of 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
- The screenplay was written by Atlanta writers, Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori, so this film will be even more “for the culture” than before.
- Check out the iconic “Ain’t My Type of Hype” dance scene:
As of now, there is no word on casting and the timeline for the film’s rollout yet we are hopeful that the original cast will be in the mix.