Just months after Terry Crews said he was down for the sequel of comedy movie 'White Chicks', his costar Marlon Wayans now thinks it should be a franchise.
'White Chicks' was truly a laugh riot when it came out in 2004. Yes, agreed, it may not have been critics' ideal comedy movie, but fans absolutely loved it for its humor. The movie came with several iconic scenes and quotes that still ring true even today. White Chicks was a commercial hit as it ended up grossing over $113 million at the box office, becoming one of the highest-grossing comedy movies of that year.
Marlon Wayans, the star of White Chicks, has said that he is down for another sequel if it ever happens. The 47-year-old actor spoke to PEOPLE exclusively saying, "It depends on a lot of different factors, but off the top, I’m passionate about it. I love the movie.”
And that's not all. Marlon has almost aced dressing up as a woman in his latest Netflix film Sextuplets, where he plays six siblings. “It took seven hours of makeup, and I took an hour and a half to take the makeup off,” he said.
Although Marlon has a jam-packed shooting schedule, he still feels he would gladly take up the role if the chance arises. The movie had both Marlon and his younger brother Shawn impersonating two women following an FBI mix-up.
“I think it should’ve been a franchise,” Marlon says. “The audience definitely deserves a part two.” His comments come just a few months after his costar Terry Crews, 51, said he was also up for White Chicks 2. “If Terry asks,” he says, “Terry probably gets it.”
According to an Entertainment Weekly report, "White Chicks" fans were left beyond excited after Terry Crews revealed that a sequel may be on the cards. Everybody loves Terry for this. Well, even Terry loves Terry. ( Brooklyn Nine-Nine, anyone?)
Crews also gave an interesting analogy in terms of songs, giving it a more pop reference. He said if White Chicks included Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles”, then he "thinks the modern-day equivalent to that might be Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe.”
Terry spoke during an interview on Sunday’s episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and said, “I actually got with Shawn [Wayans] and he was like, ‘Man, we’re doing it, we’re getting it going."
He also revealed he has been hitting the gym for a while just to do the planned sequel. If you recall, Crews absolutely nailed the role of a pro basketball player named Latrell Spencer in the film. “I’ve been working out for 15 years so I can do White Chicks 2, y’all! Please, please,” he joked.
The first White Chicks was directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans and it was written by Xavier Cook, Andy McElfresh, and Michael Anthony Snowden along with the Wayan brothers who also produced the classic comedy movie. We don't know when we will get to see the planned sequel but one thing is for sure, it is going to be bigger, better and funnier than ever.