[03/07/19 - 09:33 AM] "How High 2" Lights Up MTV on Saturday, April 20th - Mike Epps Reprises His Role from the Original Stoner Classic Lil Yachty, D.C. Young Fly, Alyssa Goss, DeRay Davis and Mary Lynn Rajskub star in the sequel.
[via press release from MTV]
How High 2 lights up MTV on Saturday, April 20th
Mike Epps reprises his role from the original stoner classic
(NEW YORK, NY - March 7, 2019) - MTV has set Saturday, April 20th at 9:00PM ET/PT for the highly anticipated TV premiere of How High 2, the much buzzed-about sequel to the iconic stoner classic. Mike Epps reprises his role as 'Baby Powder' alongside the previously announced all-star cast including Lil Yachty, D.C. Young Fly, Alyssa Goss, DeRay Davis and Mary Lynn Rajskub, with special appearances from Blac Youngsta, NeNe Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, Lil Baby, and Justine Skye.
The follow up to the 2001 pop-culture phenomenon, previously led by Method Man and Redman, chronicles two young "potrepreneurs" on a magical weed-filled journey to fund their on-demand munchies delivery start-up. Lil Yachty (Roger) plays an entrepreneur and stars opposite of D.C. Young Fly (Calvin) who plays his best friend.
Set in the streets of Atlanta, How High 2 features music from today's most notable artists in hip-hop including "Forever Young" by Lil Yachty featuring Diplo, "Stir Fry" by Migos and "100 Miles & Running" by Logic featuring Wale & John Lindahl.
How High 2 is produced by MTV and Universal 1440 Entertainment, the production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, and will be available in select retailers starting April 16, 2019.
How High 2 is written by Shawn Ries ("Family Guy," "Futurama") & Artie Johann ("Big Mouth," "Family Guy") and Alex Blagg ("@midnight," "Workaholics") & Neel Shah ("Powerless") and is directed by Bruce Leddy ("Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," "MADtv"). Lil Yachty, Kevin "Coach K" Lee, and Pierre "Pee" Thomas from Quality Control serve as Executive Producers, along with Brian Sher. Shauna Garr (How High) returns as an Executive Producer, alongside Producer Mike Elliott (Halloween II, American Pie: Band Camp). Morgana Rosenberg, Josh Vodnoy and Jason Goldberg serve as Executive Producers for MTV.
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About Universal 1440 Entertainment, LLC:
The Universal 1440 Entertainment banner develops and produces live-action and animated productions for distribution in all media worldwide. Since its formation in 2005, the group has assembled an exceptional roster of animated family fare, including the Daytime Emmy(R)-winning Curious George television series for PBS Kids and Hulu. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal's highly celebrated live-action, comedy and drama franchises, Jarhead, American Pie, Honey and Bring It On as well as the terrifying Chucky movies.
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