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Tyrese Gibson Teases ‘Baby Boy’ Sequel

Writer-director John Singleton might be working with Gibson on a second installment of their 2001 film.

Tyrese Gibson

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A “Baby Boy” sequel might be in the works. On Monday night, star Tyrese Gibson took to Instagram to tease a possible second installment of his 2001 film, in which he co-starred alongside Taraji P. Henson. “Sequel to ‘Baby Boy’ coming soon….. #BabyBoyComingOfAge shout to @johnsingleton”, the actor wrote on the first of three posts teasing the sequel.

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Written and directed by John Singleton, “Baby Boy” follows Jody (Gibson), an unemployed man living with his mother. Jody maintains a romantic relationship with his child’s mother, Yvette (Henson), but that does not stop him from getting involved with another woman. The film also starred rapper-actor Snoop Dogg, AlexSandra Wright, Mo’Nique, and Omar Gooding.

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Back in 2011, Singleton revealed he was planning to reunite Henson and Gibson in a new film. At the time, he emphasized it was not a sequel to “Baby Boy,” but shared that it was “a crazy, dysfunctional love story set in the hood.” Then, in 2015, the filmmaker revealed he already had a script.

“I have a script of a movie that I want to do. It’s kind of an allude to ‘Baby Boy’ but we have to figure it out,” Singleton said. “Taraji has an interesting schedule with ‘Empire’ and Tyrese has a lot of stuff going on, and I do. But we’re going to put it together. The audience just really wants to see those two back together.”

Check out Gibson’s Instagram posts below.

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Talk yo shit Yvette

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