There seems to be a never ending list of reboots but this one is one to get excited about! Crank Yankers is coming back to COmedy Central on a digital platform. Since caller ID is far more common now than before Crank Yankers will be expanding beyond just phone calls. They will be doing stuff on social media and other platforms that were not a thing last time the show was on. Will all the characters come back? We certainly hope so!
It is official, Rush Hour 4 is happening. It has been rumored for years that there would be a reboot of these movies but since the last one came out in 2007, fans were losing hope. Chan and Tucker finally signed off on a script and it should go into production soon. Anticipated for an August 2020 premiere! Luckily Comedy Works was able to host Chris Tucker last year for his limited stand up tour!
Lil Rel has been in everything recently! Getting his start in Get Out. He has gone on to star in his own show Rel on FOX and Netflix’s Hit movie Bird Box. This summer you can see him in the new show on Comedy Central called South Side. Lil Rel joined by Eric Andre will also be in a new movie, from the producers of Jackass, called Bad Trip coming out this fall. Needless to say, Lil Rel is blowing up and who knows the next time he will be touring. Get you tickets now to see him at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square March 7 – 9!
Bob Saget has been a household name for a while. Known for the dad from Full House and host of America’s Funniest Home Videos, Bob Saget recently got a new show on ABC. Video After Dark, will combine his host of AFV and the raunchy stylings of his stand up comedy. The best of both world’s. He is coming to screens at home but also to a stage near you!
Comedy Dynamics is one of the largest independent comedy production and distribution companies. They have produced Ali Wong’s Baby Cobra with Netflix, Andrew Santino Homefield Advantage for Showtime, Hulu’s Coming to the Stage. Now they are teaming up with Amazon Prime! Together we will get new specials from Jim Gaffigan, Tony Hinchcliffe, Matt Braunger, and Bryan Callen. There amazing catalog can be seen here! So many comedy specials and so little time but it is always great to see live! Keep an eye for these comics coming to Comedy Works!
Judd Apatow has worked with so many comedians and helped them become a household name. Pete Davidson has already made a huge splash in the comedy community being the youngest cast member of SNL. These two are joining forces to make a movie, which will be based off Pete Davidson life. Production starts this spring and is scheduled to be released June 19, 2020.
Fans have been waiting 30 years for the sequel on Coming to America and it is finally happening. The full cast will be back! Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, and James Earl Jones have all signed on. Are we going to see Samuel L. Jackson rob another McDowell’s?
Sebastian Maniscalco is one of the biggest comedians right now! His newest hour just dropped on Netflix on January 15! He will be here in Denver at The Paramount Theater in March. Check out this master at work!
Our favorite comedy group, The Grawlix, have been renewed for a 3rd season. We are so proud of Andrew Orvedahl, Adam Cayton-Holland, and Ben Roy. Make sure you catch Those Who Can’t on TruTv Monday, January 14th!
It dropped a week ago on Netflix. 47 specials from comedians around the world. Discovering new comics is one of the joys in life, finding how we are similar and different through humor help bring everyone together. Who are your favorites from Comedians of the World?