Lauren London has been reemerging in current months, following years out of the spotlight raising her household and grieving the loss of Nipsey Hussle. The You People star is now aiming to go back to the function that started her profession. T.I. verified that Warner Bros. has greenlit a sequel to her breakout function as New New in ATL.
ATL is a 2006 coming-of-age comedy-drama embeded in Atlanta, Georgia. The film follows a group of young people determining life in the titular city. The characters were based upon the realities of Tione “T-Boz” Watkins and Dallas Austin. It was video director Chris Robinson’s launching movie and was composed by Antwone Fisher. T.I. starred as the primary character Rashad, a high school senior in his last days of school. It likewise included Big Boi, Jackie Long, Evan Ross, and a handful of regional ATL rap artists making cameos. Will Smith is likewise noted as a manufacturer on the movie.
Lauren London played the movies enjoy interest, New New. Lauren needed to pull greatly from T-Boz to play the function and invested a great deal of time with the TLC frontwoman improving her representation. In previous interview, Lauren stated, “I talked to her about my character… she explained to me how it was when she was young—the attitude and the flavor. And it’s funny, a lot of people say that I act like she used to act at the skating rink.”
Director Chris Robinson stated that Lauren brought a good deal of credibility to the function due to the fact that she was so brand-new. “She doesn’t know how to lie yet as an actress,” he stated about her at the time. The film has gone on to end up being a cult classic, with much of its cast ending up being staples in pop culture.
In 2021, the movie’s cast reunited for a teaser of what a sequel might appear like, much to the fan’s pleasure. ATL 2: The Homecoming was teased by Chris Robinson on his Instagram with a minute-long clip of the whole cast gradually strolling to Ray Charles’s “Georgia” playing. T.I. had actually initially teased strategies to make a part 2 back in 2015, with it taking years to lastly get it off the group. “WE DID IT ONE MORE TIME,” Chris Robinson said in the caption.
Fans in the comments were ecstatic at the time but have grown impatient in the year and a half since the trailer dropped. “Soooo….currently watching the original and still wondering, when is this one coming out??? It’s been over a year since this was released???,” stated someone 4 weeks back. “You dropped the trailer a year ago 😩😩😩😭😭😭😭 WHENNNNNN can we see the movie @mrrobotodirector,” stated another.
During a current stop at Sherri, T.I. shed some light on the movie and its present status. “We went so far as to approach the studio, and we got a green light from Warner Bros. We’re developing the script.” T.I states the cast has been providing Lauren London area to prepare to go back to New New following the loss of Nipsey. “The whole cast is ready to go,” he concludes.
No word on when the movie will be tape-recorded or release, however you can anticipate all of the primary characters to return.
GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings