Tag Archives: Richard Pryor

Quentin Tarantino to be “roasted” by Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Roth and more

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino loves to talk. For one night, though, the Oscar-nominated director will be forced to listen. That’s because Tarantino has agreed to sit in the big chair and be “saluted” as part of the 2010 Friars Club Roast, which will be held on Friday, Oct.[...]

Russell Brand on ‘Get Him to the Greek,’ getting over addiction, and getting on with his career

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: Although Russell Brand has appeared in several successful films and twice hosted the MTV Video Music Awards, he’s still largely an unknown quantity to many American audiences. But the British comedian and actor is trying to change all that, and his latest film, Get Him to[...]

Prepare yourself for “The Green Room with Paul Provenza”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Expect to see plenty of sparks fly on ‘The Green Room With Paul Provenza’ when the Showtime show hits the tube June 10. Among the verbal dustups filmed for the series are a heated political argument between Tommy Smothers and Penn Jillette,[...]

Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence upstaged in “Death at a Funeral”

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Death at a Funeral (**1/2 out of 4) Someone needs to get James Marsden his own comedy. He’s seriously funny. Sure, he showed glimpses of personality as variety show host Corny Collins in Adam Shankman’s “Hairspray.” And his Prince Edward helped make “Enchanted” feel … well, enchanted.[...]