New set photos seem to reveal that Chris Rock has joined Eddie Murphy upcoming movie based in the '70s.
Adam Sandler and Chris Rock joined Kevin James for the season finale of "Kevin Can Wait" as former bandmates who want to get the band back together.
If you're willing to take "The Week Of" on its own terms, it's a goodhearted, sentimental comedy that wants to be "The Father of the Bride" with more vulgarity.
Aziz Ansari all but disappeared after being accused of sexual misconduct in January, but he's slowly edging back out into the spotlight.
Comedian made surprise appearance at New York club and tested out some material that didn't go over well.
Shooting a love scene for “The Mountain Between Us,” Winslet thought Elba didn't want to see her “hobbit feet.” She was far from the truth.
On the 20th anniversary of its Emmy victory, we spoke with the director and producer of Chris Rock's legendary comedy special.
Amy Schumer Says She Doesn't 'Believe I Deserve Equal Pay' to Chris Rock & Dave Chappelle: 'I Did Ask for More' Money
Chris Rock fondly remembered the late Charlie Murphy with a hilarious story about his audition on the movie "CB4."
Comedian Chris Rock recently revealed that he was the one who convinced fellow comedian Aziz Ansari to go after Donald Trump during his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live the day after the president’s inauguration. Rock told New York magazine that Ansari ran his set by him and Rock persuaded him to get political: “I remember he was running his [monologue] set by me, and he was going to do all this relationship stuff.
Dave Chappelle is all about making people laugh again. Dave Chappelle is back and is as unapologetic as ever. With two new specials streaming on Netflix, the former Chappelle’s Show star is front and center again in the comedy world after an elusive 10 years.
Last night, some of comedy’s heavy hitters made a surprise appearance at New York City’s Comedy Cellar. Amy Schumer, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, and Aziz Ansari took the stage. Jon Laster, who was part of the lineup, revealed some behind-the-scenes details.
Having contributed to the “Oh, Donald Trump, he’s such a funny fellow” atmosphere that helped get the Republican nominee elected, Saturday Night Live tried to apologize to America this past weekend. The show commenced with Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton, sitting at a piano, singing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” simultaneously a salute to the singer-songwriter who died last week, and turning the song into a dirge for America’s future. Nowhere to be seen: Alec Baldwin’s Trump impersonation. ...
Chris Rock hosted the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday night and didn’t hold back when it came to addressing the controversy surrounding the lack of African-American nominees in the running for this year’s awards. The Insider With Yahoo caught up with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars after the show and they revealed how they thought the comedian handled the elephant in the room. “He killed it,” Charlie Sheen praised. “His monologue was a masterpiece.”
Since the show was over three and half hours long we compiled a list of the highs and lows so you can get your Oscar’s fix in about 2 minutes. Chris Rock was a definite high note. There were also sketches in which black actors were superimposed into nominated films, as well as a sketch in which Rock visited a movie theater in Compton, California to get the locals’ take on the awards.
The movies were nearly overshadowed during this year’s Oscar Awards ceremony by the controversy surrounding the lack of nominations for black actors. Taking the stage to the heroic strains of Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power,” host Chris Rock had the daunting task of acknowledging the legitimate grievances and making the assembled Hollywood audience laugh.
Oscars host Chris Rock has been noticeably quiet about what he plans to do and say during Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony. But late last night he tweeted out a cryptic reminder about the big event.
Studio executive tells Hollywood Reporter in podcast shares his views on diversity controversy, puts blame on studios and distributors rather than the Academy
While some in Hollywood debated whether Chris Rock should drop out as host of this year’s Oscar telecast as repudiation of the award’s grievous lack of non-white nominees, count Angela Bassett as being firmly in favor of the star comedian taking the stage on Sunday night. “I’m supportive of the host this year,” Bassett, who costars in the upcoming action sequel London Has Fallen, told Yahoo Movies. Bassett, who was nominated in 1994 for her performance as Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It?, says she won’t be attending the ceremony this year, but she’s very interested in watching it on television.
Chris Rock hosting the Academy Awards in 2005 (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Chris Rock has just been confirmed as the host of next year’s Academy Awards, but this isn’t the first time the comedian has been front and center at Hollywood’s biggest event. Here are his top five Oscar moments, including highlights from his previous hosting and presenting gigs, and a very funny hosting postmortem with David Letterman. Though he got some flack for these jokes — particularly his harsh ribbing of Jude Law (“Why is [Law] in every movie I have seen the last four years?”) — he did an admirable job getting laughs out of such tough material as The Passion of the Christ and Fahrenheit 9/11.
Chris Rock hosting the Academy Awards in 2005 Chris Rock has been confirmed as host of the 88th Academy Awards, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced Wednesday. “Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the entertainment industry,” said Hill and Hudlin. He’s going to be a phenomenal Oscar host!” The veteran comedian takes over as MC after Neil Patrick Harris hosted last year’s telecast, which drew the show’s lowest ratings in six years — down 16% from the previous year’s Oscars. Hill, a 25-year veteran from Fox Sports, also helped launch the mega-hit “American Idol.” Hudlin and Rock worked together on the TV series “Everybody Hates Chris.” “We share David and Reggie’s excitement in welcoming Chris, whose comedic voice has really defined a generation,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.