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The 1997 Theodore Witcher-directed film Love Jones that starred Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Isaiah Washington, Bill Bellamy, and Lisa Nicole Carson is a cult classic.

On Thursday, Tate took to Instagram and shared a photo of himself with his former co-star Nia Long, both wearing ridiculously wide smiles.

Chemistry still strong! Queen NIA LONG! @iamnialong #WeMightNeedToDoASequel ???????? **Thoughts??

218.9k Likes, 15.1k Comments - Larenz Tate (@larenztate) on Instagram: "Chemistry still strong! Queen NIA LONG! @iamnialong #WeMightNeedToDoASequel ???????? **Thoughts??"

In his caption, the veteran actor teased a sequel to the film that’s arguably one of the best black love stories ever.

“Chemistry still strong!” Tate wrote. “Queen NIA LONG! @iamnialong #WeMightNeedToDoASequel ** Thoughts??”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 17: Honorees Bernadette Speakes, Theodore Witcher, Larenz Tate, Lisa Nicole Carson, Nia Long, Leonard Roberts and Isaiah Washington accept the Classic Cinema Tribute for ‘Love Jones’ onstage during BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors on February 17, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Many Instagram users chimed in with their opinion regarding a sequel to the film, including a few celebrities.

“My baby forever!!!” Nia Long commented. Singer and songwriter Sevyn Streeter wrote,” Don’t play with my heart like THIS!” in the comment section.

LaLa Anthony also chimed in and commented, “ASAP.” Queen Sugar‘s Kofi Siriboe commented with two goat emojis.


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