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'Movie 43,' 'After Earth' earn three Razzie Awards apiece

'Movie 43,' 'After Earth' earn three Razzie Awards apiece

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- The critically panned, box-office duds "Movie 43" and "After Earth" each earned three Golden Raspberry Awards in Los Angeles Saturday night.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
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'Grown Ups 2' tops movies-on-demand list

'Grown Ups 2' tops movies-on-demand list

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The ensemble comedy "Grown Ups 2," starring Chris Rock, Adam Sandler and Kevin James, is the No. 1 movie-on-demand in the United States, Rentrak announced.

'Despicable' again tops at box office with $44.75 million

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- The animated "Despicable Me 2," with the voice of Steve Carell, was No. 1 at the box office for the second weekend with $44.754 million in receipts.
Chris Rock posts online photo of himself with Eminem in a studio

Chris Rock posts online photo of himself with Eminem in a studio

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Chris Rock posted a photo on his WhoSay account of himself and rapper Eminem in a recording studio.
Dave Chappelle talks possible comedy tour with Chris Rock

Dave Chappelle talks possible comedy tour with Chris Rock

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Dave Chappelle gave a surprise standup show at New York's Comedy Cellar and joked with audience member, and fellow comedian, Chris Rock about touring together.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
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Chris Rock settles with Hungarian model

Chris Rock settles with Hungarian model

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Chris Rock reached a settlement this week with a Hungarian model who had claimed the actor raped her and fathered her child, a lawyer said.
Foxx, Aniston urge gun control in PSA

Foxx, Aniston urge gun control in PSA

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Dozens of celebrities, including Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Aniston, appeared in a public service announcement asking U.S. citizens to demand tougher gun control.
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Stars line up for Eddie Murphy salute

Stars line up for Eddie Murphy salute

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and Tracy Morgan are to appear in "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only," a tribute to be taped in Los Angeles next month, Spike TV said.
Hart, Gervais booked for N.Y. comedy fest

Hart, Gervais booked for N.Y. comedy fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Hart, Robin Williams, Aziz Ansari and Ricky Gervais are booked to perform at this fall's New York Comedy Festival, organizers said.
Kamau Bell to star in FX late-night show

Kamau Bell to star in FX late-night show

LOS ANGELES, March 29 (UPI) -- FX says it has ordered six episodes of a U.S. late-night comedy series starring comedian W. Kamau Bell and produced by Chris Rock.
Mellencamp to be Hall of Fame presenter

Mellencamp to be Hall of Fame presenter

CLEVELAND, March 20 (UPI) -- Chuck D, John Mellencamp, Stevie Van Zandt and Chris Rock are to be presenters at next month's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland.
'Madagascar 3' to premiere at Cannes

'Madagascar 3' to premiere at Cannes

CANNES, France, March 15 (UPI) -- The animated adventure "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will have its world premiere at France's Cannes Film Festival in May, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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Katy Perry joins Kids' Choice lineup

Katy Perry joins Kids' Choice lineup

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 12 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Katy Perry is to perform live at the 25th annual Kids' Choice Awards show, Nickelodeon said Monday.
Douglas, Fey to be Oscar presenters

Douglas, Fey to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are to be presenters at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, the telecast producers said.
Ben Stiller to help hand out Oscars

Ben Stiller to help hand out Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Ben Stiller has been booked as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, telecast producers said Thursday.
Chris Rock to be an Oscar presenter

Chris Rock to be an Oscar presenter

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Chris Rock has signed up to be a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, telecast producers said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.
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Obama's birthday the subject of 'Late Show' Top 10

Obama's birthday the subject of 'Late Show' Top 10

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- David Letterman read a "Late Show" Top 10 list in honor of U.S. President Barack Obama's 50th birthday.
Stars turn out for Obama's 50th birthday

Stars turn out for Obama's 50th birthday

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Comedian Chris Rock said via Twitter Herbie Hancock and Stevie Wonder helped President Barack Obama celebrate his 50th birthday at the White House.
Rock-Cannavale play extended on B'way

Rock-Cannavale play extended on B'way

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- The producers of "The Motherf**ker with the Hat" said the limited engagement of the Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play has been extended.
Rock, Cannavale headed to Broadway

Rock, Cannavale headed to Broadway

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and Annabella Sciorra are to star in the world premiere of Stephen Adly Gurgus' play "The Motherf**ker with the Hat" on Broadway.
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