UPDATE: 5:09 pm ET: Redman and Method Man, the stars of the original How High film, will not star in the sequel, according to a report by Complex, citing TMZ.
Original story below:
Big news on the How High front: How High 2, the sequel to the 2001 pot-laced comedy originally starring Method Man and Redman has added NeNe Leakes and Wild N’ Out comedian and Almost Christmas star DC Young Fly to the cast. The sequel will star rapper Lil Yachty, who was already attached to the film, and DC Young Fly in the lead roles of Roger and Calvin, respectively.
Leakes posted pictures of her with Lil Yachty and comedian Deray Davis on Instagram:
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(SWIPE) Moving in silence has been the best thing for me this year because i believe there are people who try an pray against your success! Fun times on set filming a movie with these guys! My hot boyfriend @deraydavis my son @lilyachty and my crazy funny nephew @dcyoungfly ???????????? #waitforit
The sequel focuses on Roger and Calvin, two friends who try to trek through Atlanta to find their missing weed. Leakes plays Calvin’s aunt. DeRay Davis is also a part of the cast as Leakes’ character’s boyfriend. How High 2 will premiere on MTV next year.