What’s Stopping Marlon Wayans From Making A White Chicks Sequel?

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The Heat is killing it at the box office, making us all quite hopeful for the prospects of more female-led action comedies. We’re also wondering if it leaves the door open for a slightly different “female” FBI duo: Shawn and Marlon Wayans‘ blond alter egos from 2004′s White Chicks. Marlon, who also appears in The Heat as an FBI agent, told VH1 about the odds of a sequel.

“We’re thinking about it, actually seriously talking about doing it,” he said. “It’s the one thing that everybody begs us to do.”

Shawn and Marlon Wayans White Chicks
Even when he’s been overseas doing stand-up, people bring up the movie, which was directed by his older brother Keenan Ivory Wayans. “I was just in Australia doing a show and … when I said a quote from the movie, I got a rousing applause. At a point I just forgot my act and was just like, ‘You said it but you were thinking it,’ and it was like, ‘Haaaaa!’

As much as he would love to do a sequel, he has one reservation about it: “It’s just a lot of work to play white women, because [it requires] seven hours of makeup. God, if white girls have to do that every day, I feel sorry for you!”

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