Ride Along 3 is in development with series screenwriter Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi, reports TheWrap. Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are expected to reprise the roles of James Payton and Ben Barber, respectively.
The films have earned over $278 million at the worldwide box office. The 2014 first film earned $154.5 million at the global box office on a $25 million budget, while the sequel was released this January and earned $124.2 million worldwide. It was made for $40 million.
The sequel also starred Ken Jeong (“Community,” The Hangover Trilogy), Benjamin Bratt (Despicable Me 2, “Law & Order”), Olivia Munn (“The Newsroom,” X-Men: Apocalypse), Bruce McGill (Collateral, “Rizzoli & Isles”), Tika Sumpter (Ride Along, Salt) and Sherri Shepherd (“The View,” Precious).
Based on characters created by Greg Coolidge, Ride Along 2 was executive produced by Nicolas Stern, Ron Muhammad, Scott Bernstein, Chris Bender and JC Spink.