Tag: tracy morgan

TIFF 2019: Dolemite Is My Name Is the Comeback King of Blaxploitation

Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My NamePhoto: François Duhamel (Courtesy of Netflix) You ever leave a movie feeling all warm inside due to the bubbling laughter in your tummy and pure joy in reaction to an underdog’s triumph? That movie, for me, is Dolemite Is My Name. Netflix breaks down the synopsis like so: Stung […]

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Coming 2 America: Welcome to Zamunda, Tracy Morgan

Host Tracy Morgan speaks onstage during The 2019 ESPYs on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Make America Zamunda again! Or…“MAZA,” if you will. Coming to America, the 1988 popular comedy starring Eddie Murphy, has a much-anticipated sequel coming up and, well, it seems to be providing all the […]

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Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming To America’ Sequel Scores Another Top Comedian For Its Massive Cast

Getty Image Not only is Eddie Murphy’s upcoming cinematic reunion with Arsenio Hall actually happening, but the confirmed Coming to America sequel also features an increasingly impressive supporting cast. Sure, Murphy and Hall will also be joined by fellow alums James Earl Jones and Shari Headley, as well as newcomers like Wesley Snipes, Lesley Jones […]

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Keenen Ivory Wayans to Helm Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s The Last O.G.

Keenen Ivory Wayans performing onstage, November 2012Photo: Chris Pizzello (Invision/AP) The Last O.G., Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s hit TBS show, is getting a real O.G. in comedy legend Keenen Ivory Wayans as its new showrunner. Wayans, probably best known as creator of the iconic, Emmy-winning sketch comedy In Living Color, is taking over The […]

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Zion Williamson, Bill Russell, Giannis Antetokounmpo Among Those Honored at 2019 ESPYs

(L-R) Kobe Bryant, Bill Russell and a guest attend The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) On Wednesday night, some of the most celebrated athletes and entertainers converged at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the year that was in professional sports […]

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The Last O.G.: As ‘Bobby,’ Allen Maldonado Is Channeling Every Black Cousin Ever

Allen Maldonado, in The Last O.G.Screenshot: Courtesy of TBS The Last O.G. is about to air the last episode of its sophomore season, but first—let’s talk about black ass cousins. As TBS’ press release describes The Last O.G.: After losing his job, Tray (Morgan) goes all in on his dreams of becoming a chef. Tiffany […]

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