Review: Chris Rock’s “Top Five” easily one of the top movies ever about stand-up comedians
Chris Rock said he came up with the idea and started writing the screenplay for Top Five during idle time on the set of Grown Ups 2. If only all or even any of his other cast members could reach a similar epiphany! All comparisons to Annie Hall aside, Rock also has said Top Five is closer in spirit ... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock tells Howard Stern about visiting Tracy Morgan at home
Chris Rock spent most of his Monday on a full-court press run for his new movie, Top Five, spending several hours alone just inside the Sirius XM offices, bouncing from studio to studio -- Howard Stern, Opie with Jim Norton, and a "Town Hall" moderated by Cedric the Entertainer -- while also hitting... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan: “I’m fighting everyday” toward recovery from fatal turnpike crash
On the one hand, all of us want to know that Tracy Morgan is doing OK, or doing better, making progress toward recovery from this summer's New Jersey Turnpike crash that killed his friend "Jimmy Mack" and also critically wounded fellow comedian Ardie Fuqua and Morgan's assistant, Jeffrey Millea. On ... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan recovering from trautmatic brain injury from New Jersey Turnpike crash
A court hearing Tuesday in New Jersey brought with it an update, however vague, about the recovery of Tracy Morgan from a fatal crash this June on the New Jersey Turnpike. Benedict Morelli, Morgan's lawyer, told reporters outside the courthouse in Trenton that Morgan had suffered a traumatic brain i... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan suffered severe brain injury in Walmart crash, may never be the same Tracy Morgan, says lawyer
Nearly five months after sustaining massive injuries in a car accident involving a Walmart truck, Tracy Morgan is nowhere near fully recovered. And he may never be, according to his lawyer Benedict Morello. “He’s fighting to get better, and if there’s a chance for him to be back to... [Read More]
 
Top Five film clip: Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan rank their top five rappers of all time
You may have noticed Chris Rock and other comedians weighing in over the past day with their Top Five lists of all-time rappers. It's all a tie-in to Rock's new movie, Top Five, and this scene from it, wherein Rock's comedian/actor character Andre Allen comes home to a welcome and drunken audience t... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson joined by Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan and more in ‘Top Five’ trailer
In his directorial debut, Chris Rock calls in all the comedic favors he can and lines his upcoming film Top Five with a rogue’s gallery of talent. Brian Regan. Kevin Hart. JB Smoove. Tracy Morgan. Whoopi Goldberg. The list goes on and on and it’s hard not to put our money on this movie f... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock isn’t feeling the need to be funny anymore in the trailer for “Top Five”
The trailer for Chris Rock’s new movie has hit the web. Top Five has a bit of an autobiographical vibe to it as Rock portrays a comedian who is at the point in his career where he’s trying to possibly make a change. He’s about to get married to a Reality TV star, and he’s [&h... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock’s “Top Five” movie trailer
Is this the great Chris Rock movie we've all been waiting for? Early reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival say Rock's Top Five easily will be in the top five movies he has ever appeared in. The first official trailer debuted tonight at Brooklyn's Barclays Center as part of the 30th an... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: Tracy Morgan’s comedic future remains uncertain
This summer, comedian Tracy Morgan survived a horrendously dangerous car crash that took the life of his close friend and mentor James McNair. This week brought some rage-inducing developments in his lawsuit against the Walmart driver who caused this accident, and updated us about a potentially blea... [Read More]