Ice Dice dropped out of multimillion-dollar function in an upcoming comedy film after declining a request to get a COVID-19 vaccine, based on a report Friday.
The rapper and actor, who was set to costar in Sony’s Oh Hell No, is giving up $9 million along with his choice and now the studio is in search of a alternative, sources informed the Hollywood Reporter.
Ice Dice had partnered with actor Jack Black for the movie in June. Sony, which had anticipated to movie in Hawaii this winter, is pushing again the manufacturing begin date.
Movie producers for Oh Hell No requested that the forged concerned within the manufacturing get vaccinated, based on the report.
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Ice Dice has been a supporter of mask-wearing all through the coronavirus pandemic. In August, the rapper donated 2,000 masks to Bacone School, situated in Oklahoma. Moreover, the rapper revealed “Examine Yo Self Earlier than You Wreck Yo Self” t-shirts. The proceeds from the T-shirts have been despatched to the front-line healthcare employees throughout the pandemic.
Elsewhere within the leisure enterprise, NBA star Kyrie Irving was informed that he wouldn’t be allowed to compete in any video games or observe along with his group till he obtained the COVID-19 jab. Irving mentioned his choice to not obtain the jab was a “private selection” and never political.
The Washington Examiner reached out to Sony and WME, the company that represents Ice Dice, for remark however didn’t instantly obtain a response.