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Although Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong have appeared together in numerous movies, this new project will be their first official feature since the ’80s. Previous cult hits for the pair include Up In Smoke, Cheech And Chong’S Next Movie and Still Smokin.
Super Troopers director and Broken Lizard comedy troupe member Jay Chandrasekhar is writing and directing the film. It focusses on a trip to the music festival “Burning Joint”. We’re not quite sure of the time frame yet, but both cameras and joints could get rolling this summer. No doubt fans will be hoping for a return to form for the comedy pair, and according to Chong, preliminary meetings are already under way. He says:
It looks really good. It looks really funny. It’s about »
- Claire Joanne Huxham
Talking with Celeb Stoner magazine, Tommy Chong said the story will follow the pair as they head towards a festival called Burning Joint. At present they're fleshing out the script to keep it within a reasonable budget.
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- Garth Franklin
While we wait for any concrete developments on the long-awaited Cheech & Chong sequel Up in Smoke 2, Tommy Chong reveals that Broken Lizard director Jay Chandrasekhar (Super Troopers, The Babymakers) is currently writing a new movie for the iconic comedy duo.
"We've had some preliminary meetings. It looks really good. It looks really funny. It's about us going to a festival called the Burning Joint. All sorts of shenanigans happen. It's going to be a lot of fun."
"They came at us with a rough idea and now they're fleshing it out and making it into a budgetable script. We could start shooting this summer. »
In an interview with Celeb Stoner, Tommy Chong revealed that he and partner Cheech Marin were working on a new Cheech & Chong concept with "Super Troopers" director Jay Chandrasekhar. The pair will star in the film, which is set at a fictional music festival.
"He's working on a script right now for us," Chong told the site of their collaboration with Chandrasekhar. "We've had some preliminary meetings. It looks really good. It looks really funny. It's about us going to a festival called the Burning Joint. All sorts of shenanigans happen. It's going to be a lot of fun."
- Katie Roberts
It's been more than two decades since Cheech & Chong blew their signature weed cloud over the face of American cinema. But it's time to wake and bake: The world's most famous stoner duo are teaming up with director Jay Chandrasekhar (veteran of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe) for a new film, according to The Hollywood Reporter (via Celebstoner.com). A smokesperson for Cheech Marin confirmed the news to Rolling Stone.
"[Jay is] working on a script right now for us, »
5 items from 2014
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