Mantzoukas Set For A “Ride Along”

Jason Mantzoukas is set to rewrite the Ice Cube action-comedy feature “Ride Along” for New Line and Cube Vision says The Hollywood Reporter.

Cube stars as a rogue cop who tries to break off his sister’s engagement to an upper-crust white psychiatrist by inviting his future brother-in-law on a ride-along.

Greg Coolidge penned the original script which has since gone through several re-writes. Cube and Matt Alvarez are producing.

Mantzoukas’ penned the buddy-cop comedy pilot “Off Duty”, starring Bradley Whitford and Romany Malco, for NBC however the network didn’t pick to up.

He’s now writing a pilot for FOX that takes place in a hospital and centers on a female doctor who is unraveling at the seams.