Ice Cube has a bone to pick with Charlie Day in the new comedy “Fist Fight.” When wimpy English teacher Andy Campbell (Day) gets his feared colleague Ron Strickland (Cube) fired, Strickland challenges him to an old-fashioned throw down in the parking lot after school. Warner Bros. released the first trailer and new poster for the film, which you can check out below.
Directed by Richie Keen (who’s making his feature directorial debut), and written by Evan Susser and Van Robichaux, the trailer shows as the news of the fight spreads and how Campbell enlists the help of his school buddies to help him prepare for the brawl.
The comedy also co-stars Tracy Morgan as the school’s coach, Christina Hendricks as the drama teacher, Dean Norris as the principal and Jillian Bell as the guidance counselor. Producers for the film include Shawn Levy, Max Greenfield and John Rickard.
Ice Cube was last seen reprising his roles in “Barbershop: The Next Cut” and “Ride Along 2.” He’s also set to star in the film “Humbug,” a contemporary telling of the story of Scrooge.
Day, best known for his role on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” was recently seen in John Krasinski’s “The Hollars” and the comedy “Vacation.”
“Fist Fight” will be released in theaters on February 17. Check out the trailer and new poster below.