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- Ryan Adams
Top Five Trailer. Chris Rock‘s Top Five (2014) movie trailer stars Adam Sandler, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, and Ben Vereen. Top Five‘s plot synopsis: “Rock plays Andre Allen, a successful comedian and movie star whose work was recently ravaged by a New York Times critic. His fiancee (Union) [...]
- Rollo Tomasi
Also at the helm, Chris Rock takes the lead in Top Five, playing a former stand up comedian turned film star who wants to put comedy behind him and try his hand at something more serious, which doesn't sit right with his reality t.v. star wife (Gabrielle Union) and agent (Kevin Hart). No doubt Rock is drawing a bit from experience here (he also wrote the script), and he has drafted in some very familiar faces, with Rosario Dawson,Tracey Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jerry Seinfeld all making an appearance. There is a lot to like in this first trailer. Rock seems on fine form, and there is a lot of laughs to be had. Check it out below. Released: 12th December (U.S.)/ 16th January 2015 (Irl/U.K.) »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
After making a name for himself in comedy clubs with his wham-bam stand-up schtick, Chris Rock’s move into movies was a natural progression for the gifted funnyman. His fast-paced frenetic style has made his work on projects such as the Grown Ups franchise, zap and crackle despite their less than inspired subject matter. While he’s definitely scored some high points during his time on the big screen (2 Days In Paris), he’s in need of a boost; and his next effort, Top Five is the perfect vehicle to reignite his career.
Written, produced and directed by Rock, Top Five earned rave reviews earlier this year when it debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival. Needless to say, as a hot property it was snatched up by Paramount who have now begun their marketing campaign for the offbeat comedy. In the pic, Rock stars as a has-been comic, who »
- Gem Seddon
Chris Rock's upcoming film comedy, Top Five, finally has an official trailer – and it crams enough belly laughs and high-profile celebrity cameos to satisfy fans until December 12th, when the movie hits theaters. Rock – who wrote and directed Top Five – stars as Andre Allen, an acclaimed stand-up comedian who makes it big as a Hollywood actor and gets engaged to a reality TV star (Gabrielle Union). After being hounded by a New York Times reporter (Rosario Dawson) for a profile story, Allen finds himself in a romantic and career crisis. »
Chris Rock's Top Five was the talk of the Toronto International Film Festival, and now we get our first glimpse at why. The trailer gets at the film's blending of Hollywood satire and meta-self-satire with broad and character-rich comedy. There are a lot of recognizable people being funny and/or charming, including Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Gabrielle Union, Cedric the Entertainer, J.B. Smoove, and Leslie Jones. The film opens in limited release on December 5 and wide on December 12. Both of which are easily in the top-five weekends to open in December. »
- Jesse David Fox
Paramount Pictures just unveiled the trailer for Chris Rock's upcoming "Top Five" comedy, co-starring Rosario Dawson, Jb Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, and Jay Pharoah. Check it out below. Plot: Rock plays Andre Allen, a successful comedian and movie star whose work was recently ravaged by a New York Times critic. His fiancee (Union) wants him to help her with her reality show while his agent (Hart) just wants him to make his next blockbuster. Instead, he teams with a journalist (Dawson) to make a serious documentary about the Haitian revolution. The new movie is written and directd by Rock and is set to hit select theaters on December 5th. It will then expand on December 12th. Trailer: »
Chris Rock's Top Five was one of the breakouts at Tiff, and the hilarious trailer will show you why. Rock wrote, directed, and produced the edgy comedy (while Jay Z and Kanye West produced) about Andre Allen, a comedian who's gotten rich off of cheesy movies but is trying to reinvent his career. Gabrielle Union plays his fiancée, a Kim Kardashian-like reality star who does everything on camera, while Rosario Dawson is a reporter sent to interview him. From the sharp wit to the goofy satire (is it wrong that I'd see Hammy the Bear?), Top Five looks hilarious and ultratimely. The movie opens Dec. 5, so check out the preview now. »
I'm still upset I missed Chris Rock's Top Five at the Toronto Film Festival, but then again, it's not like I'll have to wait long to see it as Paramount snatched it up and has already set a December 5 release date. Written by, directed by and starring Rock, Top Five tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist forces him to confront both the career that made him famous and the life he left behind. And along with Rock, the film co-stars Rosario Dawson, J.B. Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Romany Malco. And as if all that wasn't enough, Chris Rock is going to host "Saturday Night Live" on November 1 with musical guest Prince. To be honest, I'm more excited about that than I am the movie, »
- Brad Brevet
After rave reviews and a glitzy sale at the Toronto Film Festival, Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for Chris Rock comedy "Top Five." The film is being called Rock's funniest movie in years, with Rock playing sort of a fictional version of himself, a comedian turned film star named Andre Allen, who's looking to reinvent himself as a serious actor. Gabrielle Union co-stars as Andre's Kardashian-esque fiancee, while Rosario Dawson co-stars as a reporter following him for a story. "Top Five" premieres in theaters with a limited release on December 5, and will be released wide on December 12. See the first trailer for the movie below: »
- Jai Tiggett
Comedians looking to stretch themselves as actors are a common phenomenon, but it doesn’t always work out well. Chris Rock is one who has managed some success both in front of and behind the camera, and he’s tackling the subject directly in his new comedy drama, Top Five. The first trailer for the film has landed online. Rock, who writes and directs, also plays Andre Allen, a man once described as among the funniest in America, who swapped stand up for wacky box office hits. Now, though, he’s looking to branch out, and isn’t feeling particularly funny.With an impending wedding to a reality TV starlet (Gabrielle Union), his agent (Kevin Hart) breathing down his neck and a reporter (Rosario Dawson) writing a profile on him and probing his life, he’s trying to figure things out.The main man has assembled a funny cast that also includes Romany Malco, »
The film also co-stars Rosario Dawson, Jb Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Jay Pharoah, Anders Holm, and Michael Che.
Chris Rock plays Andre Allen, a successful comedian and movie star whose work was recently ravaged by a New York Times critic. His fiancée (Gabrielle Union) wants him to help her with her reality show while his agent (Kevin Hart) just wants him to make his next blockbuster. Instead, he teams with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) to make a serious documentary about the Haitian revolution.
"Top Five" hits theaters in limited release December 5, and expanding on December 12, 2014.
Check out the trailer below.
Source: Paramount Pictures »
- Kellvin Chavez
Chris Rock finds himself defending his career and lifestyle choices when a nosy reporter gets a bit too close in the first trailer for “Top Five,” which the actor also wrote and directed. See photos: Party Report in Pictures: Chrissy Teigen, Matthew McConaughey, Diane Kruger and Zombies (Photos) The film follows a comedian (Rock) as he tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality TV star fiancé (Gabrielle Union) convinces him to broadcast their wedding on her TV show. Add to the mix a New York Times reporter (Rosario Dawson) tasked with following him around and asking all. »
- Linda Ge
After creating quite a bit of chatter at this year's Toronto International Film Festival—made only louder by a rather fierce bidding war—we're finally getting our first look at Chris Rock's Top Five with the film's first trailer. Rock, who co-wrote and directed the film, stars as Andre Allen, "the funniest man in America," star of the blockbuster "Hammy the Bear" series, and fiance of reality star Erica Long (Gabrielle Union). But there's one problem: he's kind of over being funny. Rosario Dawson plays New York Times journalist Chelsea Brown, who, in an effort to get something "real" from the actor, »
- Emily Blake
Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, Top Five tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist forces him to confront both the career that made him famous and the life he left behind.
Chris Rock is joined by an all-star supporting cast, including Rosario Dawson, J.B. Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Jay Pharoah, Anders Holm and Michael Che, with new music by Questlove.
Take a look at the first footage from Top Five, which opens in limited release December 5 before debuting nationwide on December 12.
Paramount Pictures has released the first Top Five trailer for the upcoming comedy from writer, director, and star Chris Rock. The comedian plays a loosely fictionalized version of himself in the film, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist forces him to confront both the career that made him famous and the life he left behind. The picture was the highest profile acquisition of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, with Paramount paying a whopping $12.5 million in a bidding war to acquire the distribution rights to the film. The movie looks a little like Chris Rock's Funny People, as it takes some digs at his own career path, and there are a ton of cameos from a wide range of familiar faces. Hit the jump to watch the Top Five trailer and click here to read Phil's review from Tiff. The film also stars Rosario Dawson, J.B. Smoove, Gabrielle Union, »
- Adam Chitwood
Other than those crappy Grown-ups films and as the voice of a zebra in the Madagascar films we haven't seen much of Chris Rock in theatrical releases, with his last stand up special airing in 2009. His most recent effort, Top Five, which he both wrote and directed in, seems like part comeback/part biographical tale for the actor/comedian and the first trailer for the film sets up a familiar, yet engaging premise. The film co-stars Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart, and Gabrielle Union and is »
- Paul Shirey
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Today’s film is the 2013 short The Door. The film is written and directed by Ava DuVernay, and is part of Miu Miu’s Women’s Tales collection of short films. It stars Gabrielle Union, Adepero Oduye, and Alfre Woodard. Woodard has been seen in numerous television shows over the years, including St. Elsewhere, Desperate Housewives, Memphis Beat, and Copper, as well as in films such as Scrooged, Primal Fear, and K-Pax. Her newest feature, titled Annabelle, opens in wide release in American theatres this weekend.
- Deepayan Sengupta
Need a wedding singer? Well, if you have the cash, maybe you can hire one of these celebrities rounded up by ETOnline , all of whom have performed at weddings: John Legend: Sang "All of Me" at Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's wedding this year. Andrea Bocelli: The Italian tenor sang at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding in Florence this year. Stevie Nicks: She performed at Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo's wedding this year, and she and Levine even sang together at the reception. Usher: He performed at Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto's wedding last year. Robin Thicke: He also »
- Evann Gastaldo
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