21 Jump Street It premiered in 2012 as a solid action-comedy installment, being a film adaptation of the 1980s television series of the same name, with an extra pinch of comedy.

The plot, which follows two underperforming police officers sent to a local school to mix with the students and take down a synthetic drug ring, was backed by Sony Pictures and a good team behind the scenes that made the result on screen possible. Jonah Hill joined the project as a lead, executive producer, and to write the script story alongside Michael Bacall (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World).

They would later join Channing Tatum as co-star, and Phil Lord y Christopher Miller as co-directors.

The audience responded to the film by flocking to see it in theaters after effective word of mouth. Its worldwide box office was more than $200 million, against a budget of $42 million. Sony then greenlit the sequel. 22 Jump Street with the return of Hill, Tatum, Lord and Miller. This second installment grossed $331 million after its release in the summer of 2014.

A few months later the studio announced that it had given the green light to 23 Jump Street. And towards the end of 2014, Sony Pictures was the target of a company-wide data breach after a group of hackers leaked private emails. Among the leaked information, plans to make 23 Jump Street did crossover with Men in Blackwith tentative title MIB 23.

James Bobin was linked as director of the project that, unfortunately, did not materialize and eight years have passed since then, but Tatum's interest remains valid.

In an interview with ComicBook to promote his next film Fly Me to the MoonTatum explained:

“There is a project that was written and it is still the best script I have ever read for a third film.”

“It's just a lot of bureaucracy, something that's over the line. It's really difficult to do it and we've been trying to do it.”

The actor did not delve into details about the script of 23 Jump Street.

Source: https://cine3.com/channing-tatum-aun-desea-hacer-23-jump-street/

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