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Rush Hour Pair Team Up For Sinatra Story

CHRIS TUCKER is to play FRANK SINATRA's longtime valet GEORGE JACOBS in a new movie by his RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER. Tucker has been spending time with Jacobs in Las Vegas to prepare for...

Tucker Buys Vegas Home

Funnyman CHRIS TUCKER is to buy a lavish home in Las Vegas, according to U.S. reports. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports the Rush Hour star has bought a $4 million (GBP2 million) home by...

Traffic Slows For Rush Hour 3

Ordinarily a film that grosses $49.1 million in its opening weekend is considered a probable moneymsker, but some box-office analysts are suggesting that the results for Rush Hour 3 are not only disappointing but probably...

Rush Hour 3 Finishes Top At Us Box Office

Action-comedy Rush Hour 3 has raked in $50.2 million (£24.8 million) over the weekend to top the grid as the US box office.The third sequel about the antics of two crime-busting policemen displaced Matt Damon's...

By on 13 August 2007

Ratner Plans All-black Ocean's Eleven

RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER is set to revisit Rat Pack classic OCEAN'S ELEVEN - with EDDIE MURPHY, CHRIS TUCKER and CHRIS ROCK fronting an all-black cast. Unlike the original and George Clooney and Brad...

Tucker Plans World Comedy Tour

RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER is set to remind fans he's a stand-up comic first and foremost by embarking on a global comedy tour. The movie star insists once promotional work for Rush Hour 3...

Tucker Panicked Clinton's Secret Service Agents

Actor CHRIS TUCKER caused former U.S. President BILL CLINTON's bodyguards to panic during a visit to Ghana, when he pulled out a wad of cash in front of a group of poor locals. The Rush...

Tucker: 'Pryor Approval Meant I'd Made It'

CHRIS TUCKER knew he'd made it as a comedian when legendary funnyman RICHARD PRYOR praised his stand-up routine. The Rush Hour actor was left dazzled by the compliment from his hero, who was suffering from...

Tucker More Famous Than Bono In Africa

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER was left amazed during a visit to Ethiopia with rocker BONO - because he was recognised more than the U2 superstar. Tucker and Bono visited Africa together in 2002 as part of...

Tucker: 'People Shouldn't Be So Quick To Judge Imus'

Actor CHRIS TUCKER has called for calm in the aftermath of American radio host DON IMUS' recent dismissal for making a racist comment on air. The Rush Hour star believes people shouldn't be so quick...

Chris Tucker Didn't Know Kanye West Would Berate George Bush Over Hurricane Katrina

'Rush Hour' star Chris Tucker is insisting that he was not aware that Kanye West was planning to use the televised live benefit concert for 2005's Hurricane Katrina as a stage to rant about US...

Tucker Would Turn Down Jackie Brown Now

African-American star CHRIS TUCKER regrets uttering the word 'n**ger' so many times in QUENTIN TARANTINO's 1997 movie JACKIE BROWN, and insists he would turn the part down now. The 34-year-old actor shares a profanity-filled scene...

Tucker Asked Cop If He Knew Him, Received Huge Fine

Actor CHRIS TUCKER insists the reason he was fined $6,500 (GBP3,250) for speeding in 2005 was because of his fame - and also because he asked the traffic cop if he knew who he was....

Tucker Fans Knock On Door To Smoke Weed With Him

Actor CHRIS TUCKER was recently accosted at his front door by two teenage fans of stoner comedy FRIDAY wanting to smoke marijuana with him. Tucker, who starred alongside Ice Cube as slacker Smokey in the...

Tucker Finds Unlikely Fan In Clinton

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER has found an unlikely fan in BILL CLINTON - after impressing the former U.S. president by mimicking him. The Rush Hour star met the former U.S. president on a visit to Africa,...

Posh Laughs Off Diaz Shoe Slip Up

VICTORIA BECKHAM and CAMERON DIAZ made a bit of a fashion faux pas at the MTV Awards in the US, turning up in exactly the same pair of shoes.But while the former SPICE GIRLS singer...

By on 04 June 2007

Timberlake Slimes Up A Storm At The Kids Choice Awards

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE made sure last night's (31MAR07) Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards were a messy affair when he became one of many celebrities to get 'slimed' at the Los Angeles prizegiving. The pop superstar hosted the...

Tucker Dating Arie?

RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER is reportedly dating soul singer INDIA.ARIE. The couple have been spotted together at star-studded events in Los Angeles, and were seen at the opening of OPRAH WINFREY's Leadership Academy For...

Ludacris' Mum Locked Out Of Packed Grammys Party

Rapper LUDACRIS' post-Grammy Awards party was such a hot ticket even his own mother had trouble getting in. The Grammy Award winner staged a glitzy bash at the Social Hollywood club late on Sunday (11FEB07)...

Winfrey Founds South African School For Deprived Girls

US talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY today (02JAN07) opened a school for disadvantaged girls in South Africa, fulfilling a promise she made to former South African President NELSON MANDELA six years ago. The $40 million...

Chan Admits English Language Problems

Hong Kong action star JACKIE CHAN is struggling to shoot new movie RUSH HOUR 3 because he can't get his mouth around the tricky dialogue. Despite his advancing years, the 52-year-old has no difficulties completing...

Polanski To Play Cop In Rush Hour 3

Movie maker ROMAN POLANSKI is set to step out from behind the camera to play a French cop in the latest RUSH HOUR film. The part marks THE PIANIST director's first Hollywood acting appearance since...

Ice Cube Plans Another Friday With Tucker

Rapper/actor ICE CUBE is hoping to complete his FRIDAY movie series by convincing funnyman CHRIS TUCKER to return to the franchise for a fourth film. The former NWA star's trilogy, FRIDAY, NEXT FRIDAY and FRIDAY...

Ratner Wants Mckellen To Play It Bad In Rush Hour 3

Movie-maker BRETT RATNER is hoping to persuade busy British thespian SIR IAN MCKELLEN to play the villain in his third RUSH HOUR movie. Ratner, who directed MCKellen in the new X-MEN film, THE LAST STAND,...

Rush Hour Stars Head To Paris

CHRIS TUCKER, JACKIE CHAN and director BRETT RATNER are all heading to Paris, France, this summer (06) to film the second RUSH HOUR sequel. RUSH HOUR 2 grossed nearly $350 million (GBP200 million) worldwide,...

Dupri: 'I Feel Like Anakin Skywalker'

Hip-hop and R+B mogul JERMAINE DUPRI has dubbed himself ANAKIN because he feels he's being disrespected by his music industry elders. The producer and rapper admits he empathises with the STAR WARS hero-turned-villain, who becomes...

Dupri Lashes Out At Los Angeles Police

Record producer JERMAINE DUPRI is furious with the Los Angeles Police Department for ruining the Grammy party he hosted with MARIAH CAREY last month (FEB06). Dupri, who helped engineer Carey's comeback, claims she was not...

Winfrey, Whoopi And Tucker Trace Their Roots Back To Africa

OPRAH WINFREY, WHOOPI GOLDBERG and RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER are getting the chance to trace their roots in Africa as part of a new US documentary series. Harvard University scholar HENRY LOUIS GATES...

Jones Set For Rush Hour 3

British tough guy VINNIE JONES is to team up with action film director BRETT RATNER on RUSH HOUR 3. The former soccer hardman was set for a central role in X-MEN 3 when Ratner...

Rush Hour Returns

CHRIS TUCKER, JACKIE CHAN and director BRETT RATNER have signed up to make a third RUSH HOUR movie. After years of negotiations and speculation the trio will team up again for Rush Hour 3,...

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