MTV Films is bringing the YouTube phenomenon Million Dollar Strong to the big screen, with Todd Phillips aboard to produce.
Mike O’Connell and Ken Jeong, who star as the duo Million Dollar Strong in the satirical music video “What’s It Gonna Be?” are set to star in the MTV comedy. O’Connell is writing the screenplay with Peter Kline.
The story revolves around the meteoric rise of a delusional rapper (O’Connell) and his Asian foreign exchange student friend (Jeong) as they take on the hip-hop world.
Clay Allen helmed the viral video, but no director is attached yet for the film version.