Cedric The Entertainer & Christina Milian In 'Be Cool'

Cedric the Entertainer and Christina Milian have signed on in the comedy Be Cool, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

F. Gary Gray is directing the sequel to Get Shorty. Cedric and Milian join a cast that includes John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Danny DeVito, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Joe Pesci, Vince Vaughn and James Gandolfini.

Be Cool revolves around Chili Palmer, a loan shark-turned-feature film producer who gives up the movie business when he discovers a singer, Linda Moon (Milian), whom he wants to make famous. Cedric will star as Sin Russell, a record producer and manager for a popular rap group.

Lensing starts on Be Cool the first week of February.

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