Focus Features announced today that Ice Cube will join the cast of Covers, their new film with Working Title. Set among the talent, fame, and fast-paced world of Hollywood’s music scene, which Ice Cube knows of first-hand, Covers is directed by Late Night director Nisha Ganatra with a screenplay by Flora Greeson. Ice Cube will star alongside the previously announced Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson in the upcoming comedy. Production is currently underway.
A multifaceted rapper, songwriter, performer, actor, producer and founder of his own production company, Cube Vision, Ice Cube’s notable acting credits include the Friday franchise, 21 Jump Street, Boyz n the Hood, and the Ride Along series. He is represented by WME, Prospect Park, Geragos & Geragos and Ziffren Brittenham.