Mekhi Phifer has some dangerous information for “8 Mile” followers, on the heels of the flick’s platinum anniversary — do not waste time on the lookout for a sequel, ”trigger it ain’t occurring!!!
We caught up with the “8 Mile” star shortly after the traditional movie marked its twentieth anniversary … and we needed to ask if there was something within the works for a new story associated to the OG characters.
Mekhi tells TMZ Hip Hop … there’ll by no means be a follow-up to the movie, so far as he is involved. He says, typically it is best to go away the classics alone … including there’s by no means been any convo about making one occur.
Now, he does acknowledge a sequel might be attention-grabbing — simply story-wise — however he says he would not need to be in it, and he doubts his costar Eminemcan be a a part of it both.
As far as their relationship goes … he says they’re nonetheless buddies they usually keep up a correspondence. He provides, Em is focusing extra on his music proper now, in order that’s another excuse they will not be returning to eight Mile Road.
Since the movie dropped in November 2002, Eminem’s music profession’s had its ups and downs, however he is nonetheless widely known as a hip hop icon … and he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this yr.