It is official! Not only is the legendary female rapper Eve coming back to do Barbershop 3 but she bring along more "femcee" star power! Two of the greatest female rappers of all time will share screen time on the upcoming sequel of the sequel to Ice Cube’s Barbershop. Nicki Minaj has officially been named to the star-studded Barbershop 3 cast a year after she made her acting debut with 2014’s The Other Woman. She will join Eve, who starred in the first two films.
“What up, Tweeples?! That new Barbershop movie with @iecube @CedEntertainer @TheRealEve @NICKIMINAJ? And a host of others? Y’all aint ready,” Director Malcolm D. Lee announced on his Twitter. His Best Man actress Regina Hall, Black-ish actor Deon Cole and the Hollywood buzzing Common also have previously been added to the cast. Anthony Anderson is also reprising his role from the original film. Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver wrote the script and Ice Cube’s Cube Vision is producing the film, with Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr of State Street Pictures serving as the lead producers.