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  • Chris Tucker and Netflix Sued Over Upcoming Standup Special

    Jul 9, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Days before his first-ever standup special hits Netflix, Chris Tucker is being sued over the program in question. According to Variety, Tucker’s attorney Marty Singer confirmed the new lawsuit. In the legal filing, comedian Terry Hodges claims that he hasn’t been paid $66,000 in fees accrued from years of editing, writing, acting and producing work […]

  • Chris Tucker, Vin Diesel in Talks for ‘Long Halftime Walk’

    Apr 9, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Chris Tucker and Vin Diesel are reportedly in negotiations to join the growing cast of “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” the adaptation of the Ben Fountain novel being directed by Ang Lee. The story follows a 19-year-old private (Joe Alwyn) who survives a battle in Iraq that is captured by news cameras. He and his […]

  • Chris Tucker’s First Standup Special Set for Netflix

    Mar 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Believe it or not, Chris Tucker has never done a full-length standup special…until now. “Chris Tucker Live” premieres exclusively on Netflix on Friday, July 10, the streaming service announced Monday. It marks the first project that Tucker has starred in and produced through his own company, Chris Tucker Entertainment, bringing on board Phil Joanou to […]

  • ‘Friday’ Returning to Theaters One Night Only for 20th Anniversary

    Mar 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *April 20 isn’t just an unofficial holiday for weed smokers this year. It will also mark the return of “Friday” to theaters for one night only. BuzzFeed News is reporting that a director’s cut of the cult classic that gave us “puff puff give” and “bye Felicia”… …will play in theaters on April 20 in […]

  • Meet Justin Hires, the Chris Tucker of CBS’ ‘Rush Hour’ Remake

    Mar 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Two unknown actors have been chosen to star in CBS’ remake of “Rush Hour.” Justin Hires will play the Carter role made famous in the movie franchise by Chris Tucker, while Jon Foo will step into the shoes of Jackie Chan’s character Lee. According to Deadline.com, Hires (“21 Jump Street,” “Key & Peele”) beat out several […]

  • Wisdom, Sacrifice and Merit Honored at All Star Tribute for Dick Gregory (Watch)

    Feb 22, 15 by Billie Jordan Leave a comment

    *Celebrities, friends and family of the legendary Dick Gregory showed to the historical Ricardo Montalban Theater earlier this month to honor the comedian and civil rights activists for a life time of work. His service recognized by his peers and fans nation wide has proved worthy of induction onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The red carpet positioned outside, […]