Friday has grown to become a classic comedy film since its release in 1995, and you may be shocked to find out how much Chris Tucker AKA Smokey made from the film.
For an episode of the Shay Shay series, Chris Tucker joined Shannon Sharpe via Zoom as he confesses that he only received $10,000 (£7296) for the role of Smokey.
“We filmed it in 20 days. I got about $10,000 for it or whatever. I didn’t care. I wanted the opportunity.”
As he thinks the film’s entire budget was around $2-3 million, Chris goes into detail about how small Friday was at that time.
As he remembered happy memories from shooting the film, Chris was full of smiles.
Check out the interesting interview above!