As reported by Variety, Cannon said “the film’s main objective is to empower women!” However, in addition to casting Brown, whose much-publicized history of physical abuse towards women includes a 2009 felony after assaulting Rihanna, the film’s creative team appears to be comprised of men.
In addition to Cannon as writer, director, producer, and star, the film is produced by Demetrius Spencer of One Media Worldwide and Ball Up, the entertainment studio behind the women’s streetball league. Also cast are Evan Ross, Rebecca De Mornay, and Cedric the Entertainer.
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“She Ball” stars Cannon as the father to a seven-year-old daughter and the
Cannon will star alongside Chris Brown, Cedric the Entertainer, Evan Ross, and Rebecca De Mornay.
“She Ball” follows the love of the game through the struggles of Avery Watts, played by Cannon, who enlists the baddest women’s streetball league in the city to help him save the embattled Inglewood Community Center, which he manages, all while trying to raise his seven-year-old daughter.
Cannon is producing the film with Demetrius Spencer of One Media Worldwide and Ball Up, the entertainment studio behind the streetball league.
To bring authenticity to the project, the movie will feature real-life athletes from the Wnba, Ball Up, and the Basketball Beauties League, including Melody Rae Kandil, Jaliyah Manuel, and former Harlem Globetrotter Tammy Brawner. Faizon Love, K.D. Aubert, Luenell, and Marla Gibbs round out the cast.
Cedric the Entertainer hosts 18th Annual Emmys Golf Classic
Funds raised at the event, co-sponsored by Staples Center Premium Seating, will support the Foundation’s renowned educational programs.
Television stars, entertainment industry executives, Television Academy leadership and corporate partners competed in the day-long golf tournament at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles.
Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer (The Comedy Get Down, The Last Og), the star-studded event included competitors from some of television’s top shows: Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds), Peter Mackenzie (black-ish), Benito Martinez (How to Get Away with Murder), Richard Kind (The Goldbergs), Bailey Chase (Twin Peaks), Robbie Amell (The X-Files), Adam Rodriguez (Criminal Minds), Carlos Bernard (24:Legacy), Joel Gretsch (Vampire Diaries), Jeff Nordling (Big Little Lies), Daniel Henney (Criminal Minds), Rocky Carroll (NCIS), C.S. Lee (Silicon Valley), Pat Finn
In an exclusive clip of TBS’s Drop The Mic, singer Usher and Black-ish star Anthony Anderson go face to face in an explosive (and somewhat hilarious!) rap battle.
First up, Anderson.
“Usher has a had a little problem with most women, a problem I mean he breaks up a tradition. I know it’s hard to hear but I have a burning question, how’d you get caught cheating and call it a confession,” he raps.
“Anthony Anderson, the star of Black-ish, this supposed to be a celebrity battle, I got catfished.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center's New York Film Festival's added sneak preview of Paul Schrader's First Reformed as a Special Event, starring Ethan Hawke and Cedric the Entertainer with Philip Ettinger and Amanda Seyfried was presented by the director at Alice Tully Hall. Director of Programming and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones joined Schrader on stage for a post-screening discussion.
The influence of Andrei Tarkovsky, Jean-Luc Godard, Carl Theodor Dreyer, and Ingmar Bergman, Ethan Hawke's character coming from Robert Bresson's Diary of a Country Priest, Ida director Pawel Pawlikowski's encouragement, and what Martin Scorsese's casting of Albert Brooks in Taxi Driver had to with Cedric the Entertainer being in First Reformed were confessed by Paul Schrader.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has just announced a sneak preview of Paul Schrader's First Reformed to be screened at the New York Film Festival. The film stars Ethan Hawke and Cedric the Entertainer with Philip Ettinger and Amanda Seyfried.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center writes: "Paul Schrader’s newest film, about a middle-aged pastor named Toller (Ethan Hawke, in a truly extraordinary performance) who is shocked out of his self-inflicted torment when he is called to minister to a troubled young environmental activist and his wife (Philip Ettinger and Amanda Seyfried), is as deeply personal as it is politically and spiritually urgent. The film also stars Cedric the Entertainer as the leader of the megachurch that oversees Toller’s 250-year-old landmarked structure and his ever-dwindling congregation.
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"Some of you millennials might be asking, 'What the hell is Def Comedy Jam,'" he
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Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey, Martin Lawrence, D.L. Hughley and more of comedy’s heavy hitters reunited for a special night of laughs for Def Comedy Jam 25, a new special which began streaming on Netflix on Tuesday.
The comedy celebration was filmed at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Sept. 9, and pays tribute to the comedians behind a show “responsible for more stolen cable than any other television,” as Chappelle joked.
Chappelle, Harvey, Sheryl Underwood and Cedric the Entertainer kick off the 80-minute special playing as a comedy collision of self-deprecation and social topics like racism and police brutality, a sprinkle of politics (President Donald Trump comes up more than once) and tons of laughs, with appearances from Tracy Morgan, Katt Williams, Craig Robinson, Bill Bellamy, Mike Epps, Tiffany Haddish and many more.
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Per EW.com, McDermott’s Captain Dave will match wits with rival pilot Captain Steve (Mulroney), who has a magnetic, rock-star charm.
Mulroney recently appeared on FX’s American Horror Story: Cult and starred in CBS’ short-lived medical drama Pure Genius. His other TV credits include Shameless, Crisis, New Girl, Enlightened and Friends.
"All you millennials may be asking, what the hell is Def Comedy Jam?" Cedric the Entertainer said. "That's why we hate you little motherfuckers. Y'all don't know shit."
Def Comedy Jam, produced by legendary music executive Russell Simmons, originally aired
Continue reading: Film Review: First Reformed: A brave exploration of radicalism from the pulpit [Venice 2017]
“First Reformed” consolidates the decades of bubbling guilt and frustration experienced by so many Schrader protagonists into a single enraged priest, played with brilliant layers of guilt and discontent by Ethan Hawke. It’s the best work in years for both men, a fascinating meditation on inner turmoil in which doing the right thing can lead down many wrong directions.
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