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Walk of Fame Honoree Kevin Hart is Non-Stop

Walk of Fame Honoree Kevin Hart is Non-Stop
It’s almost the last day of summer and Kevin Hart is finally off to Hawaii. But if you think that the biggest comedy star in the world is taking a well-deserved vacation to decompress from his hectic work schedule and latest record-breaking stand-up tour, you’d be wrong.

With his aptly-titled “What Now?” tour juggernaut and its stunning statistics — it’s the best-selling comedy tour of all time, grossing over $100 million on five continents and 15 countries, with 1.3 million tickets sold — still in the rear-view mirror, Hart is already hard at work on his next project. That would be Sony’s “Jumanji,” a reboot of the 1995 Robin Williams hit, which is shooting in Honolulu and co-stars Hart’s “Central Intelligence” partner Dwayne Johnson — the pair also exhibited great chemistry co-hosting the MTV Movie Awards. In between Hart is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Oct.
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What’s Coming And Going On Netflix: June 2015

It’s almost June and that means Netflix is about to give their content a refresh. Some of the notable titles leaving in June include Rain Man, Taxi Driver, and Donnie Brasco. So if you haven’t seen some of these titles, plan your nights accordingly. We of course can look forward more than a few new titles including the premiere of the Wachowskis’ show Sense8, the new season of Orange is the New Black, Nightcrawler, and Jon Stewart’s film Rosewater.

Available June 1

Employee of the Month (2006)

Hidden Kingdoms (2014)

La Dictadura Perfecta (2014)

R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly (2008)

R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: Don’t Think About It (2007)

Sex Ed (2014)

Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Orlando (2012)

Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live From Atlanta (2013)

Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Las Vegas (2014)

The Aviator
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New on Netflix: June 2015

New on Netflix this June: "Sense8," the new sci-fi drama from Andy and Lana Wachowski ("The Matrix" trilogy) and "Babylon 5" creator J. Michael Straczynski, in which eight strangers suddenly find themselves mysteriously connected. Also, look for the return of Netflix original series "Orange Is the New Black" on June 12.

As for movies, you won't want to miss Jake Gyllenhaal's terrifyingly great turn in "Nightcrawler." Also new: "Life of Crime" and "Cake" with Jennifer Aniston; Philip Seymour Hoffman's last completed film, the spy thriller "A Most Wanted Man"; Gina Prince-Bythewood's acclaimed film "Beyond the Lights" starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a rising singer; not to mention the critically panned "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman as Princess Grace.

Below is a full rundown of what's new on Netflix in June 2015, provided by Netflix. As always, all titles and dates are subject to change. We've also go you covered
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Katt Williams -- Blasts Shaq ... Stay the Hell Out Of Comedy!

  • TMZ
Katt Williams is mad as hell -- again -- and this time he's taking aim at Shaquille O'Neal for jumping into the world of comedy ... which Williams says he's got No Business doing.Our photog asked Katt who is the funniest athlete -- and he launched into a rant about Shaq and his "All Star Comedy Jam" on Showtime. Katt even kept the bus in reverse to roll over Russell Simmons and the famous "Def Comedy Jam" too.
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Shaquille O'Neal: 'I Don't Just Like Urban Comedy'

Shaquille O'Neal: 'I Don't Just Like Urban Comedy'
New York — With his latest endeavor, Shaquille O'Neal now considers himself the "Pat Riley of comedy."

The four-time NBA champion likens himself to the famed basketball coach with his ability to pick the right comedians for his "All Star Comedy Jam."

"Humor is a big way to relieve stress, so me being a great leader and being an expert at organizational leadership, I could pick a team, I could pick a street ball team, I could pick a kickball team, I definitely could pick comedians," O'Neal said.

O'Neal said he wanted provide a forum for comics similar to Russell Simmons' "Def Comedy Jam." He was a big fan of the HBO series that launched the careers of Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Bernie Mac, Chris Tucker and others.

But O'Neal said his revue isn't just about black comedy.

"I am not biased. Even though I'm African-American, even though I'm urban,
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Mo'Nique Back On A New Comedy Tour!

If you happened to watch the Red Carpet of the Critics Choice Awards (and the ratings state that you probably didn't) The Queen Of Comedy Mo'Nique was asked if she was ever going back to comedy. Mo'Nique then stated that not only has she never left comedy she plans on going back on tour at the end of February, or early March to at least 30 cities. No word yet on which cities she plans on touring but we will let you know as soon as we find out. If you can't wait to see her perform, she is about to host The Shaquille O'Neal All Star Comedy Jam in Dallas during the NBA All Star Weekend. The show features Mike Epps, Michael Blackson, Paul Mooney and Corey Holcomb to name a few, and is produced by Codeblack Entertainment.

Mo'Nique, the current Host of late night show on Bet titled The Mo'Nique Show,
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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 10 ‘All Star Comedy Jam’ DVDs With Cedric the Entertainer

Chicago – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: DVD, we have 10 DVDs up for grabs to the hilarious Showtime comedy “All Star Comedy Jam,” which is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Directed by Leslie Small, this also features Shaquille O’Neal, Shaunie O’Neal, DeRay Davis, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Hart and Aries Spears. The DVD’s street date is Sept. 8, 2009.

To win your free DVD courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, all you need to do is answer our question in this Web-based submission form. That’s it! Directions to enter this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.

All Star Comedy Jam” on DVD with Cedric the Entertainer.

Image credit: Vivendi Entertainment

Here is the DVD for “All Star Comedy Jam”:

Cedric the Entertainer delivers his best comedy ever. Renown as one of the original kings of comedy and known for his hilarious roles in “Barbershop,
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New on DVD This Week

Here’s a list of some of the new movie and TV shows coming to DVD and Blu-ray this week that we’re looking forward to seeing. Also, there’s some classic, and not-so-classic, movies hitting Blu-ray for the first time this week as well.

Of all the new releases, we’re particularly interested in the Blu-ray versions of movies like Silverado, Dead Calm and The Quick and the Dead as well as Fringe Season One also on the Blu-ray.

Check them out.

Movies

Bedknobs and Broomsticks ~ Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall (DVD)

Catwoman ~ Halle Berry (Blu-ray)

Crank 2: High Voltage ~ Jason Statham, Amy Smart, David Carradine (DVD and Blu-ray)

Creepshow ~ Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen (Blu-ray)

Dead Calm ~ Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane (Blu-ray)

Requiem for a Dream ~ Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly (Blu-ray)

Freddy vs. Jason ~ Robert Englund, Monica Keena (Blu-ray)

Friday ~ Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long (Blu-ray)

Halloween
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