14 years after we first dropped in on Calvin’s Barbershop, Calvin and his cohorts are back with ladies joining in as Barbershop: the Next Cut puts it all on the line. Calvin and company must try to keep his shop afloat while they turn back a tide of rough and tumble ne’er-do-wells who threaten to take over the neighborhood.
Producer and star Ice Cube talks about Barbershopt: the Next Cut Video courtesy warner Bros.
Malcomb D. Lee directs this film from a screenplay by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver. The cast of all-stars include Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall, Nicki Minaj, Common, Eve, Sean Patrick Harris, Troy Garrity and Anthony Anderson.
The film was shot on location in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the third film in this series set in Calvin’s neighborhood barbershop, but the comedy magic seems not to have worn thin. Critics from RottenTomatoes give this feature a solid 92 rating.