Marlon Wayans hopes to make ‘White Chicks 2’: ‘The world wants it’
White Chicks author, producer and star Marlon Wayans hopes to make a sequel to the 2004 film.
The 49-year-old actor mentioned the potential for a White Chicks 2 throughout Thursday’s episode of Watch What Occurs Reside.
White Chicks starred Wayans and his brother Shawn Wayans as Marcus and Kevin Copeland, two Black FBI brokers who go undercover as White girls. The movie was directed by Wayans’ brother Keenen Ivory Wayans.
On WWHL, Wayans was requested what it was like to fulfill socialites Nicky and Paris Hilton after folks speculated the White Chicks characters had been based mostly on the sisters.
“Nicely, it was actually cool assembly Nicky and Paris,” Wayans mentioned. “I’ve identified them for years — we used to truly social gathering collectively, and me and my brothers all the time watched them social gathering and be like, ‘We must always put them in a film at some point.’ So that they was type of the inspirations behind the characters we did in White Chicks.”
“I hope we do a White Chicks 2,” he added. “I feel it might be an awesome movie. The world wants it.”
Wayans beforehand mentioned on WWHL that he was “working towards” a White Chicks sequel.
“We’re working towards it, however I will not say it is occurring but,” he mentioned. “We’re shifting slowly towards it.”
Wayans will subsequent star within the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect, which opens in theaters Friday. On Thursday’s WWHL, Wayans confirmed he as soon as met Franklin, who died at age 76 in August 2018.
“I truly met Aretha Franklin one time backstage at an award present, and I mentioned, ‘Miss Franklin, I simply wish to inform you how a lot we love you,'” Wayans recalled.
“She goes, ‘Boy, I do know who you might be,'” he mentioned. “I mentioned, ‘You understand me?’ She mentioned, ‘I do know you and your brothers. You inform that Damon I say what’s up,’ and he or she gave me a wink. ‘Inform Damon holla.'”