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Chris Rock Reportedly Sets Up 'Finally Famous' To Star In & Direct + Casting Female Leads

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 28, 2013 4:50 PM
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It was just yesterday that Chris Rock not only teased a potential upcoming tour with Dave Chappelle, but also that he was going to be shooting a new film this spring.
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'CB4' Turns 20 This Year - Time For A Sequel?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 12:12 PM
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1993 was actually a decent year for black cinema, or blacks in cinema (in the USA anyway); I'm planning on introducing anniversary retrospectives, throughout the year from 2013 and on - something I really should have started years ago. But, better late than never. 
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Chris Rock Working On 'CB4' Sequel; Wants To Approach From 'Grown Man Rapper' POV

  • By Courtney
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  • August 26, 2012 2:28 PM
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It's been a very long time since I last saw Chris Rock's This Is Spinal Tap-esque satire of gangsta rap music.
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New In USA Theaters This Weekend - '2 Days In New York' & 'Red Hook Summer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 9:05 AM
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Both make their theatrical debuts this weekend - although 2 Days In New York has been available as a VOD rental for about a month now, meaning some of you likely have already seen it.

Chris Rock Talks Returning To Stand-up + Acting + Why He Turned Down 'Behanding in Spokane'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 3:47 PM
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“I haven’t done any dirty work in a while... I’m ready to curse. I’m ready to really, really be a bad boy. I’m ready to actually be Chris Rock... It’s time for me to hit the stage or something.”

Chris Rock, Deshawn Raw Sketch Comedy Pilot Greenlit By Comedy Central

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 9:29 PM
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Glad to see Chris Rock putting on his producer hat and putting his industry clout to good use.

Chris Rock's 'Happy White Peoples Independence Day' Tweet Stirs Up Debate (Yawn...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 11:05 AM
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This was and still is a non-issue for me, but everywhere I turn, there's lots of chatter about it, and I keep getting asked about it, whether for my own personal thoughts, or to post something about it on S&A.
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Chris Rock-Produced Late Night Series Starring W. Kamau Bell Gets Title, Debut Date, Promo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 3, 2012 12:06 PM
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Announced in March... the FX network greenlit a new weekly half-hour late night series exec-produced by Chris Rock, starring standup comedian W. Kamau Bell, in which he'll "dissect politics, pop culture, race, religion, the media and sex."

Jamie Foxx, Chris Rock, Idris Elba Reportedly Circling Lead Role In 'Intouchables' Remake

  • By Courtney
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  • June 18, 2012 5:10 PM
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We already know that The Weinstein Company (TWC) is moving full speed ahead with a remake of the French blockbuster hit The Intouchables, with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is in early negotiations to direct the English-language remake for The Weinstein Company, and Colin Firth in early talks to star in the role played by François Cluzet.

'2 Days In New York' Gets An Official Trailer, Poster, Release Dates (Chris Rock, July Delpy Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 14, 2012 1:29 PM
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Magnolia Pictures acquired release rights to Julie Delpy's dramedy sequel to the absolutely hilarious 2 Days In Paris, titled 2 Days In New York, which she stars in along with Chris Rock - a film we've covered quite a bit, so I'll just skip to the new stuff... the official trailer and poster have surfaced, and the film now has a release date... or rather dates.