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The sequel to 1998 stoner comedy Half Baked has lately completed manufacturing in Baton Rogue and can launch subsequent yr.
1998 bud-centric traditional Half Baked is getting a sequel subsequent yr, sans Dave Chappelle. Deadline has reported that manufacturing on Half Baked 2 has lately wrapped in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, with Rachel True reprising her position as Mary Jane within the Michael Tiddes-directed movie. Additionally part of the forged is Dexter Darden (The Maze Runner), Moses Storm (Moses Storm: Trash White, All the things’s Trash), Ramona Younger (By no means Have I Ever), Ash Santos (True Story), Joel Courtney (Tremendous 8, The Kissing Sales space), and David Koechner (Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy). Frankie Muniz, comic Jeff Ross, and Harland Williams (who starred as Kenny Davis within the unique movie) may also cameo within the movie in accordance with the report.
Whereas the 1998 stoner comedy flick adopted Chappelle’s character of Thurgood Jenkins, the sequel will middle Jenkins’ son JR (Darden), alongside along with his finest associates Miles (Storm) and Cori (Younger), who seek for funds to bury their buddy Bruce “who died from smoking essentially the most highly effective joint on this planet.”
“We’re thrilled to announce the following chapter in Half Baked, with new characters and a hilarious story that’s positive to fulfill followers of the unique movie whereas attracting an entire new technology of followers,” Glenn Ross, Common Supervisor and Govt Vice President of Common 1440 Leisure mentioned. “The sequel incorporates a proficient younger forged alongside Rachel True reprising her position because the fan-favorite ‘Mary Jane.’ We are able to’t wait to indicate audiences the place the story goes from right here.”
Whereas nonetheless persevering with her performing profession, True has additionally change into a self-help guru, releasing tarot set and memoir True Coronary heart Intuitive Tarot in 2020. That very same yr, the actress spoke with Okayplayer about her pivot as an writer.
“I feel it made sense to do it as a ebook as a result of lots of people secretly need to write a ebook,” she mentioned. “And I additionally needed the problem of, ‘OK, you haven’t written something longer than like 5 – 6 pages since faculty. Are you able to do it?’ It’s often very motivating for me; there have been sure factors the place I used to be like, ‘I don’t know if I may do it.’ However I did.”