Kel Mitchell Responds After Being Criticized for His Appearance in ‘Good Burger 2’ Photos

Kel Mitchell Responds After Being Criticized for His Appearance in 'Good Burger 2' Photos

Kel Mitchell is laughing off the criticism. The All That alum has been sharing behind-the-scenes photographs of him on the set of Good Burger 2 alongside his comedy companion, Kenan Thompson. Within the pics, Mitchell is carrying the enduring Good Burger uniform with a braided wig, which some followers likened to Jada Pinkett Smith’s Set It Off character, Stony. He took to Instagram to handle the jokes, captioning a video on his character’s voice, “They mentioned I seem like Jada Pinkett [Smith], so we’re about to set it off.” The brand new movie comes over twenty years for the reason that first film hit theaters. Outdated and new followers have been streaming the movie in recent times, giving it a resurgence. 

The movie was greenlit for launch by way of Paramount+. Information of the sequel was revealed on an episode of The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon. It is set to debut it on Paramount+ in November 2023. Each stars have expressed pleasure to work collectively once more, particularly on the enduring movie. 

Per the official logline of the movie, as Variety experiences, “Dexter Reed (Thompson) is down on his luck after one other one in all his innovations fails. Ed (Mitchell) welcomes Dex again to Good Burger with open arms and provides him his previous job again. With a brand new crew working at Good Burger, Dex devises a plan to get again on his toes however sadly places the destiny of Good Burger in danger as soon as once more.”

“I am unable to consider it has been somewhat over 25 years since nice customer support was born at Good Burger!” Thompson mentioned in a press release. “Being part of one thing so many generations of individuals have come to like has made me so proud and now to be again the place all of it started engaged on the sequel is surreal! Love performing with my brother Kel and might’t wait to indicate the followers what these characters have been as much as since we final noticed them.”

The “Good Burger” idea first premiered as a sketch on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy sequence, with Mitchell starring as Ed working at a burger joint. The 1997 movie grossed somewhat below $24 million in opposition to a reported finances of $8 million. It grew a cult following. 

Mitchell and Thompson proved to be a dynamic duo till they parted methods, which was seemingly sparked by SNL staple Thompson’s want for solo success. “The reality is Kenan doesn’t wish to be seen with me in any type of media, and even have my identify talked about round him,” Mitchell advised TMZ in 2012. “I’ve not been upset about this. I respect his alternative of desirous to make a reputation for himself solo.”