Ice Cube joins as the star and an executive producer
MTV is bringing back “Celebrity Deathmatch.” MTV Studios announced today (December 5) that the “reimagined” show will return in 2019 as a weekly series. Ice Cube is joining “Celebrity Deathmatch” as the star and an executive producer. Series creator Eric Fogel is also an executive producer.
“Celebrity Deathmatch” premiered on MTV in 1998 and ran until 2007. The show pitted stop-motion-animated celebrities against each other in satirical wrestling matches. A reboot was announced back in 2015 but fell through.