Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Press Quotes RSS

Chris Tucker Settles Lawsuit Over Stand-up Tv Special


Chris Tucker

Comedian Terry Hodges sued the Rush Hour star and bosses at the streaming service in July (15), alleging he had not been paid since 2011 for editing, writing and producing work he performed, beginning in 2008, on Chris Tucker Live.

Hodges was seeking $66,000 (£45,200) and a co-producer credit on the show, but Tucker hit back with his own legal papers, claiming he only consulted with Hodges for the special and never hired him to edit, write or produce it, while maintaining he had been paid in full for his contributions.

The 44-year-old also alleged he loaned Hodges a total of $37,000 (£25,337), which was never paid back.

Continue reading: Chris Tucker Settles Lawsuit Over Stand-up Tv Special

The 73rd Golden Globe Awards - Outside Arrivals

Chris Tucker - The 73rd Golden Globe Awards - Outside Arrivals at beverly hills, Golden Globe Awards - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Monday 11th January 2016

Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker

The Weinstein Company And Netflix 2016 Golden Globes After Party

Cynne Simpson , Chris Tucker - The Weinstein Company and Netflix 2016 Golden Globes After Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at Beverly Hitlon Hotel, Golden Globes, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Monday 11th January 2016

Cynne Simpson and Chris Tucker
Cynne Simpson and Chris Tucker
Cynne Simpson and Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker

Weinstein Golden Globes 2016 After Party

Chris Tucker - The Weinstein Company & Netflix 2016 Golden Globe After Party held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at Beverly Hilton Hotel, Golden Globe - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 11th January 2016

Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker Files Countersuit Over Stand-up Tv Special


Chris Tucker

Comedian Terry Hodges sued Tucker and bosses at the streaming service earlier this month (Jul15), alleging he has not been paid since 2011 for editing, writing and producing work he performed, beginning in 2008, on Chris Tucker Live.

Hodges is seeking $66,000 (£44,000) and a co-producer credit on the show, but Tucker has hit back in his own legal papers.

The Rush Hour star claims he only consulted with Hodges for the special and never hired him to edit, write or produce it, while maintaining he has been paid in full for his contributions.

Continue reading: Chris Tucker Files Countersuit Over Stand-up Tv Special

Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Elton John Concerts For $3 Million


Leonardo Dicaprio Naomi Campbell Tommy Hilfiger Dj Cassidy Chris Tucker Michael Jackson

Leonardo Dicaprio auctioned off two private Sir Elton John concerts for $3 million in aid of his environmental foundation.

The 40-year-old Hollywood star - who's a dedicated environmentalist and has previously described global warming as ''the number-one environmental challenge'' - staged a party for 1,000 guests, including the likes of Naomi Campbell, ­Orlando Bloom and Tommy Hilfiger, in St-Tropez, France and in total, raised more than $40 million for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.

A source told the New York Post newspaper: ''The entire area was covered with models. It was so crowded you couldn't move, but everyone just danced where they were in their gowns and tuxedos.''

Continue reading: Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Elton John Concerts For $3 Million

Chris Tucker Confirms Plans For Rush Hour 4


Chris Tucker Jackie Chan

Chan first raised the possibility of a Rush Hour 4 film last month (Jun15), when he revealed he was meeting with Tucker for dinner in Beverly Hills, California to discuss the idea, and now the funnyman has officially thrown his support behind the proposed project after recently visiting the martial arts master in China.

Tucker tells U.S. talk show The View, "We were talking about some stuff (for a sequel) so we're thinking about doing something like that."

He adds of his trip to China, "I went to Beijing with my son. My son is practising Mandarin in high school so he wanted to go to China... Jackie saw me and said, 'What you doing over here (sic)?'. I said, 'I've come to see you...! You're the only person I know over here!'"

Continue reading: Chris Tucker Confirms Plans For Rush Hour 4

Chris Tucker Sued Over Stand-up Tv Special


Chris Tucker

The Rush Hour star is set to release his first comedy special, Chris Tucker Live, on streaming service Netflix on Friday (10Jun15), but the stand-up show has been marred by a lawsuit from comedian Terry Hodges, who alleges he has not been paid by Tucker since 2011.

In the legal papers, filed against both Tucker and Netflix bosses, Hodges alleges he has been editing, writing and producing material with Tucker for the special since 2008, and he stopped receiving regular payments four years ago.

Hodges claims he is owed $66,000 (£41,250) and a co-producer credit on the show.

Continue reading: Chris Tucker Sued Over Stand-up Tv Special

Chris Tucker Takes His Son To Lunch

Chris Tucker - Chris Tucker takes his son to lunch at The Palms in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 30th June 2015

Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker and Destin Tucker
Chris Tucker and Destin Tucker
Chris Tucker and Destin Tucker
Chris Tucker and Destin Tucker
Chris Tucker and Destin Tucker

68th Cannes Film Festival - AmfAR

Chris Tucker - 68th Cannes Film Festival - amfAR's Cinema Against Aids Gala at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes at Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Thursday 21st May 2015

Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker Makes Move To Settle $14 Million In Taxes


Chris Tucker

Embattled actor Chris Tucker has moved to tackle his spiralling tax bill, which now tops $14 million (£8.2 million).

Last year (13), the Rush Hour star's tax debts reached a reported $12 million (£7 million) and he has been hit with a new lien for $2.5 million (£1.4 million) by officials at America's Internal Revenue Service (Irs).

Documents obtained by Tmz.com show Tucker failed to pay the $2.5 million in 2008 and 2010, in addition to the back taxes the actor owes for 2001, 2002 and 2004 to 2006.

Continue reading: Chris Tucker Makes Move To Settle $14 Million In Taxes

Beyonce Joins Jay Z Onstage


Beyonce Knowles Jay Z Kate Upton Jamie Foxx Chris Tucker Aaron Paul Foo Fighters Drake Kendrick Lamar

Beyonce joined Jay Z onstage as he performed at a pre-Super Bowl party last night (01.02.14).

The rapper was joined by his wife for a rendition of her recent single 'Drunk in Love' at the DirecTV Super Saturday Night event in New York City.

Beyonce - dressed in a black sheer dress - danced seductively over Jay as he rapped his verse. As the song ended they embraced and shared a kiss.

Continue reading: Beyonce Joins Jay Z Onstage

BET Awards 2013: Drake, Kendrick Lemar And Gabrielle Douglas Receive Two Awards [Pictures]


Bet Awards Rihanna Nicki Minaj Jamie Foxx Chris Tucker Miguel Charlie Wilson Mariah Carey Jay Z R Kelly Will.i.am Justin Timberlake Snoop Dogg Drake Ciara

The Bet Awards were held on Sunday (30th June) in L.A. The Awards first held in 2001 are to celebrate minorities in the entertainment business. Winners this year were: Charlie Wilson, Nicki Minaj, Gabrielle Douglas and Drake.

.Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx recieved the Award for Best Actor.

The BET categories include Best R&B/Pop artist; Hip-Hop artist; sportsman and sportswoman; music video; viewer's choice; movie; gospel and international act.

Continue reading: BET Awards 2013: Drake, Kendrick Lemar And Gabrielle Douglas Receive Two Awards [Pictures]

BET Awards 2013: Who Were The Winners?


Bet Awards Nicki Minaj Queen Latifah Jamie Foxx Will Smith Samuel L Jackson Chris Tucker Drake Rihanna Charlie Wilson Justin Timberlake

The Bet Awards were held on Sunday (30th June 2013) at the Nokia Theater in L.A. This year, artists who achieved awards included Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Miguel, Drake and Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson
Charlie Wilson, pictured at the BET Awards Press Conference, won the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Awards were first held in 2001 with the intention of celebrating minorities in the Arts. The Awards this year were hosted by comedian Chris Tucker. Will Smith, Samuel L.Jackson, Queen Latifah and Jamie Foxx have all hosted the Award ceremony in the past. 

Continue reading: BET Awards 2013: Who Were The Winners?

Paul Feig: Bullock And McCarthy Are Top Comedy Duo


Sandra Bullock Melissa McCarthy Jackie Chan Chris Tucker

'The Heat' director Paul Feig thinks Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy could be Hollywood's next great comedy duo.

The filmmaker was extremely pleased with the chemistry between the two lead stars of his new female buddy comedy - in which they play rival police officers forced to team together - and thinks they are even funnier than 'Rush Hour' stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, who earned critical acclaim for their own on-screen partnership.

Speaking to BANG Showbiz at the UK gala screening of 'The Heat' at the Curzon Mayfair cinema in London yesterday (13.06.13), he said: ''To me they are 'Rush Hour' times ten.''

Continue reading: Paul Feig: Bullock And McCarthy Are Top Comedy Duo

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Press Quotes RSS
Advertisement




Chris Tucker Movies

Silver Linings Playbook Movie Review

Silver Linings Playbook Movie Review

Writer-director David O. Russell's out-of-control filmmaking style is perfectly suited to a romantic-comedy involving mental...

Silver Linings Playbook Trailer

Silver Linings Playbook Trailer

Pat Solitano has just come out of a mental institution where he was sent after...

Rush Hour 3 Movie Review

Rush Hour 3 Movie Review

For all the talk of his beguiling cameo as a police chief, Roman Polanski shows...

Rush Hour 2 Movie Review

Rush Hour 2 Movie Review

I enjoyed the original Rush Hour, the 1998 action comedy that grossed more than $250...

The Fifth Element Movie Review

The Fifth Element Movie Review

I have seen the future, and it is very French.What can I say about The...

Rush Hour 2 Movie Review

Rush Hour 2 Movie Review

When a high-concept action-comedy becomes a hit despite slapdash scripting and single joke themes weaved...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.