Chris Tucker lands deal for his first full-length stand-up comedy special
theGRIO REPORT - The first full-length stand-up comedy special by actor and comedian Chris Tucker will be available this summer exclusively on Netflix on Friday, July 10...
Chris Tucker’s first full-length stand-up comedy special will be available this summer exclusively on Netflix.
The video streaming site purchased the actor and comedian’s special and plan to air it Friday, July 10, reports Variety.
“Chris Tucker is a true global movie star and a one-of-a-kind talent whose remarkable energy, delivery and original style make him one of the funniest comedians of our time,” Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said. “We cannot wait to share his distinct and hilarious voice with our members across the globe.”
Tucker was also excited about the partnership, said, “I’m thrilled to be partnering with Netflix, one of the true global leaders in entertainment, on my first comedy special. Before people started seeing me in movies, I was doing stand-up. It’s always been a part of me, and now I’m excited to share it with my fans around the world.”
The stand-up special was filmed at the historic Fox Theater in Atlanta, Tucker’s home town and covers the gambit of entertainment from hilarious childhood memories to juicy Hollywood stories.