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Chris Rock: The comedian’s new stand-up will be broadcast live on Netflix

Currently, when the name Chris Rock is mentioned, many remember only the slap the artist took from his colleague Will Smith during the 2022 Oscars馃嚙馃嚪 But the artist’s career goes far beyond the infamous episode. In addition to being an actor and producer, Rock is also a well-known and celebrated comedian by fans of the genre.

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Creator of the unforgettable series Everybody hates Christhe actor also recently released a comedy special on Netflix in 2018 called tambourine馃嚙馃嚪 However, the deal with the streaming giant provided for two specials, and finally, the second is on the way.

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Now comes the information that Chris Rock’s Next Standup Will Be Streamed Live On Netflix馃嚙馃嚪 It is the first time in history, even, that a comedy special will be produced in this way, since all titles of the genre are usually recorded in advance.

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According to Netflix Vice President of Comedy, Robbie Praw, the event will be a milestone for the platform:

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“Chris Rock is one of the most iconic and important comedic voices of our generation. We are very excited that the entire world will be able to experience a live Chris Rock comedy special and be part of Netflix history. This will be an unforgettable moment and we are honored that Chris is carrying the torch,” he said.

The stand-up will air in 2023, however, with no specific date set yet.

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According to the source, Rock earned $40 million from the comedy specials on Netflix, which already ranks him as one of the highest-paid comedians in streaming.

Career

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In addition to Everybody hates Chris and the various comedy specials over time, Chris Rock has participated in other important Hollywood productions such as Madagascar, Grown Ups, Fargo, Spiral: Saw Legacybetween others.

The artist, also known for his friendship with Adam Sandler, has won four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards, in addition to hosting the Oscars twice (2005 and 2016).

As a director, Rock directed, for example, the video for the song “Hump de Bump”, by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Currently, the actor is 57 years old.

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