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Chris Rock's Broadway Show Comes To A Halt

Chris Rock's Broadway show came to a sudden halt on Thursday night (17Mar11) when his co-star Annabella Sciorra forgot her lines onstage.The funnyman makes his debut on the famed New York stage in Stephen Adly...

Chris Rock Heading To Broadway

Chris Rock is set to swap stand-up for the New York stage after signing up to make his Broadway debut later this year (11).The comedian will play a drug counsellor in Stephen Adly Guirgis' controversial...

Love 'Saved' Rock From Fight With Law

COURTNEY LOVE "saved" CHRIS ROCK from a potential fight with JUDE LAW after the actor was left unimpressed by the funnyman's gags at the 2005 Oscars.Rock famously poked fun at the Sherlock Holmes star during...

Franco Unconcerned About Possibly Bombing At Oscars

James Franco insists he's not putting his career on the line by co-hosting the Academy Awards show with Anne Hathaway this month. In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Franco said, "Look, they know we're...

Jerry Seinfeld's 1m London Payday

Jerry Seinfeld is getting £1 million for a one-off stand-up show in London.The American comedian - best known for playing himself in TV sitcom 'Seinfeld' - will receive the huge sum for the 90-minute set...

Rock Rescues Pregnant Woman

CHRIS ROCK came to the rescue of a pregnant woman who went into labour at a shopping mall in New Jersey on Friday (10Dec10).The funnyman was browsing the aisles of the Neiman Marcus department store...

Naked Rock To Serve Hargitay Breakfast In Bed

CHRIS ROCK is set to strip off to bring MARISKA HARGITAY breakfast in bed - the actress bid $25,000 (£16,600) at a charity auction to have the comic serve her in the nude.The Law &...

Oprah Winfrey Honoured At Kennedy Centre Awards

Oprah Winfrey received an award at the 33rd Kennedy Centre Honours last night (06.12.10). The chat show host was one of five celebrities - along with Sir Paul McCartney, country singer Merle Haggard, Broadway composer...

Funnyman Rock Set For Broadway Debut

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is set to make his Broadway debut next year (11) in a new play about love, addiction and fidelity.Rock will appear opposite Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vazquez for...

Rock And Silverman Mourn Giraldo At Funeral

Comedians CHRIS ROCK and SARAH SILVERMAN were among the stars who paid tribute to tragic funnyman GREG GIRALDO as he was laid to rest in New York on Tuesday (05Oct10).Giraldo passed away last week (29Sep10),...

Rock Rants For Charity Auction

CHRIS ROCK helped a scorned woman take revenge on her ex-boyfriend during a performance on Saturday night (02Oct10) by calling his cellphone and blasting him with a foul-mouthed rant.The funnyman was taking part in The...

Comedy Stars Unite For Autism Show

Comedy stars including CHRIS ROCK, TINA FEY and RICKY GERVAIS came together in New York on Saturday (02Oct10) to perform in aid of an autism charity.Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Joel MCHale also...

Grown Ups' Hayek Intimidated By Comedy Co-stars

SALMA HAYEK felt intimidated while filming GROWN UPS - because her kings of comedy co-stars ADAM SANDLER, CHRIS ROCK and KEVIN JAMES improvised entire scenes.The actress plays Sandler's wife in the new movie and insists...

Chelsea Handler Excited About Vmas

Chelsea Handler thinks the MTV Video Music Awards are the perfect fit for her personality. The comedienne - who fronts talk show 'Chelsea Lately' - is set to follow in the footsteps of Jack Black,...

Chelsea Handling The Vmas

Chelsea Handler will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards.The comedienne - who fronts talk show 'Chelsea Lately' - follows in the footsteps of Jack Black, Chris Rock and Russell Brand in hosting the US...

Chelsea Handler Hosting Vmas

Chelsea Handler will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards.The comedienne - who fronts talk show 'Chelsea Lately' - follows in the footsteps of Jack Black, Chris Rock and Russell Brand in hosting the US...

Box Office Becomes A Toy Box

Toy Story 3 continued to draw hordes of families to theaters over the weekend, as it generated an estimated $59 million in ticket sales, bringing its total after just ten days to a superb $226.6...

Movie Reviews Grown Ups

Grown Ups stars Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade. That's probably all you need to know in order to make a decision about whether to see the movie, so reviews...

Rock's Ill-advised Attack On Cosby Almost Cost Him His Career

CHRIS ROCK almost ended his comedy career before it started by taking aim at BILL COSBY - on the beloved funnyman's own show.Pal Adam Sandler invited Rock to the set of The Cosby Show when...

Rock Approached By Relative For Home Loan

Comedian CHRIS ROCK was left awestruck recently when an uncle asked him to help pay for his New York apartment - because the funnyman can't afford his own Big Apple pad.Rock admits he set up...

Fox Working To Overcome Soft Tracking For Knight And Day

Twentieth Century Fox has acknowledged that its decision to preview the Tom Cruise/Cameron Diaz comedy thriller Knight and Day last Saturday and at midnight screenings last night was aimed at offsetting negative tracking with positive...

Rock Used Love As Protection From Law

CHRIS ROCK escaped the wrath of JUDE LAW after he mocked the actor while hosting the 2005 Oscars, because his table was guarded by COURTNEY LOVE at the after-party.The controversial comic appeared to upset the...

Gossip Girl Leads Teen Choice Awards

'Gossip Girl' leads the nominations for this year's Teen Choice Awards.The popular US TV show is up for the Choice TV Show: Drama accolade, while its stars Chace Crawford, Penn Badgley, Blake Lively and Leighton...

Calmer Comedian Chris Rock

Chris Rock has calmed down as he has got older.The 45-year-old comic - who has daughters Lola, eight, and six-year-old Zahra with wife Malaak Compton-Rock - used to be known for his vitriolic rants about...

Rock Reprimanded For Cracking Courtside Jokes At Basketball Game

CHRIS ROCK has learned to keep his mouth shut when sitting courtside at crucial basketball games after Los Angeles Lakers coach PHIL JACKSON reprimanded him for cracking jokes and trying to mess with top player...

Rock's Mum Ruined Presidential Ambitions

Comedian CHRIS ROCK stopped working hard at school after his mother dashed his dreams of becoming U.S. president.The funnyman grew up in a tough area of Brooklyn, New York, and his mum Rosalie didn't encourage...

Chris Rock's Ritchie Ambition

Chris Rock wants to star in a Guy Ritchie film.The US comedian - who is currently promoting his latest film 'Death at a Funeral' - admits he was supposed to appear in 'Revolver' as Avi...

Chris Rock Jealous Of Gervais

Chris Rock is jealous of Ricky Gervais.The comedian-and-actor - who was voted as the fifth greatest stand-up act of all time by Comedy Central - has admitted he gets envious of 'The Office' star's talents....

Kick-ass Kicks Dragon Out Of First Place

For the second week in a row, the film that was listed at No. 1 at the box office when weekend estimates were released on Sunday had to change place with the film that was...

Chris Rock Wants Jay-z Tribute

Chris Rock wants Jay-Z to deliver a eulogy at his funeral.The comic is a big fan of the rapper and believes he would be the perfect person to pay tribute to him at a ceremony...

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