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Ice Cube and Fred Durst Team for Comeback

August 24, 2007 (6:44 am) GMT
Ice Cube will play the male lead in Dimension Filmsí based-on-true-story sports drama "Comeback" under the direction of Limp Bizkitís frontman Fred Durst.
Ice Cube

What happens when a rapper meets a lead singer from a nu metal band? The result is not a singing collaboration as many would assume but a big screen feature instead; just ask and Fred Durst of .

Yes, the two have joined forces to work on together in an inspirational sports drama entitled "Comeback" that Dimension Films is now developing. Pic is based on a true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

Production is slated to begin on November 26 this year with Cube playing a former high school football star who takes his niece Jasmine under his wing and leads her to the Pop Warner tournament. Script initially was penned by Nick Santora but later was handed to Doug Atchison to be re-written while the former takes the producerís seat alongside Cube and Matt Alvarez.

For Durst, "Comeback" will become his second feature directorial stint after indie flick "" starring , , and . The movie won the "Made in NY" Narrative award at the recently-held Tribeca Film Festival, a prize given to the best narrative film which was made in New York.

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