Ice Cube Robs Church

ImageIce Cube has signed a deal with Screen Gems to star and co-produce an urban-themed comedy titled "First Sunday."

According to Daily Variety, Cube (born O'Shea Jackson) will play one of two men who bungle an attempt to rob a church. The two culprits take its parishioners hostage but the churchgoers end up convincing the robbers to see the error of their ways.

The film, which will be released to coincide with the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, will begin production on May 14 in Los Angeles and Baltimore.

In related news, Cube recently completed filming "Are We Done Yet?" the Steve Carr-directed sequel to his hit comedy "Are We There Yet?" The flick will open in theatres this spring.

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