*New Line/MGMs announced Thursday that “Barbershop 3,” starring Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer and Nicki Minaj, will open on Feb. 19, 2016.
Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr. of State Street Pictures are the lead producers. Malcolm D. Lee, who directed the Best Man” films, will helm “Barbershop 3” from a script by Kenya Barris (“Black-ish”)and Tracy Oliver.
Regina Hall, Eve and Common are also set to star.
The original 2002 film, starring Cube, Ced, Eve and Michael Ealy, was directed by Tim Story and set in Chicago. The 2004 sequel “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” featured the same cast, with Kevin Rodney Sullivan directing. The two “Barbershop” films combined for about $140 million in worldwide box office.