Good Burger 2: Twitch Sensation Kai Cenat Reveals Backstory About His Cameo


Paramount+  recently released the most awaited film Good Burger 2, the sequel to the 1997 classic on 22nd November. The sequel has introduced popular Twitch streamer Kai Cenat who found himself living a dream as he secured a special cameo.

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Kai Cenat, recognized as the “Breakout Streamer” at the 2022 Streamy Awards, has been making waves on Twitch. In 2022, his strategic efforts, including hosting celebrity guests like Bobby Shmurda and 21 Savage, catapulted him to a peak viewership count of 283,245.

By February 2023, Cenat secured the title of the most-subscribed Twitch streamer of all time, boasting an impressive 306,621 subscribers. His remarkable journey culminated in winning the prestigious “Streamer of the Year” award at the 2023 Streamy Awards in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the streaming world.

In his brief but memorable appearance in the film, Cenat shares a humorous moment with Kel Mitchell’s character, Ed, at the Good Burger counter. The scene involves a playful exchange about removing ice from a drink, showcasing Cenat’s easy transition from the Twitch screen to the big screen.

The Twitch star’s unexpected foray into Hollywood came to light in October 2023 when he discovered his cameo in the official trailer of Good Burger 2. Cenat shared the exciting backstory of how he landed the role, revealing that a call came in after a Twitch clip surfaced where fans suggested he should be in the movie.

According to Cenat, the mysterious caller reached out, confirming his involvement in Good Burger 2 based on the fan-generated buzz: “A girl called me and said, ‘You’re gonna be in Good Burger 2.’ On my life, bro. I literally said it on stream… [They] called me from that clip and put me in the movie.”

Good Burger 2, set 26 years after the original movie reunites the iconic duo Kenan Thompson as Dexter Reed and Kel Mitchell as Ed at their titular workplace. Despite its star-studded cast, including A-listers like Zoe Saldaña, Pete Davidson, and Andy Samberg, Good Burger embraces the concept of cameos, with Kai Cenat’s presence adding a unique flavor to the mix.

The film includes a diverse array of cameos from various personalities, including Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Nicole Richie, Andy Samberg, Zoe Saldaña, rapper DMC, Olympian Shaun White, and comedian Maya Rudolph.

As Kai Cenat’s unexpected cameo continues to generate buzz, fans eagerly anticipate the release of Good Burger 2, celebrating the seamless integration of Twitch personalities into the entertainment world of Hollywood.


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