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Good Hair Opens Today!

GOOD HAIR debuts today in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and DC! The film opens to the rest of the country on October 23rd. Go see it!

Chris on The Tyra Banks Show Oct.8th!

Chris will appear on The Tyra Banks Show Oct.8th to talk with Tyra and discuss his new film "Good Hair". Check your local listings for time and channel in your area.

Chris on the Oprah Winfrey Show Sept. 30th

Chris Rock will be appearing in support of his new documentary "Good Hair," on the Oprah Winfrey Show on Sept.30th. Chris will reportedly discuss the film and the ways in which people are effected by their hair.

Win Prizes with Good Hair!

Sit Back, Relax, and Earn Movie Prizes! Join the Good Hair Salon at www.goodhairmovie.net (bottom right of homepage), a fun and easy way to invite friends, meet others, and spread the word. Every action you take gets you closer to great prizes, including a Lionsgate DVD Movie Prize Pack!

Good Hair Debuts At Toronto Film Festival

Chris Rock brings his comic insights to this Mavericks conversation, highlighting his new documentary, Good Hair, and branching out in spontaneous directions. Rock is never short on opinions, delivered in his unmistakable rasp. In Good Hair (playing separately at the Festival), he focuses on the commerce and creativity behind African American hairstyles, unpacking a lot of cultural baggage that all of us carry, whether our hair is straight or curly.

4 Emmy Nominations for Chris!

Congratulations go out to Chris on his 4 Emmy Nominations. His new stand up special "Kill the Messenger" has been nominated for:

- Outstanding Picture Editing For A Special (Single Or Multi-Camera)

- Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special

- Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special

And "Everybody Hates Chris" was nominated for:

- Outstanding Cinematography For A Half-Hour Series

The Emmy's will air on CBS, September 20th at 8/7 central.

Madagascar 2 Wins Kids Choice Award!

Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa was awarded "Favorite Animated Movie" at the 2009 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award this past weekend. In addition, Nick Magazine also has a short interview with Chris which can be read here. Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa is now available on DVD.

Death At A Funeral

Tracy Morgan and Martin Lawrence are joining Chris Rock in Screen Gems and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment's remake of "Death at a Funeral." Also joining the cast are Loretta Devine, Ron Glass, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, James Marsden, Zoe Saldana and Columbus Short. Neil LaBute is directing the ensemble comedy in which a funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of misplaced cadavers and family secrets. When things can't get any worse, a man arrives saying he's the dead man's gay lover and threatens blackmail.

Chris Rock Signs Book Deal

Chris Rock has signed a new book deal with Grand Central Publishing. Grand Central Publishing says Rock's new book, not yet titled, will be full of "comedic observations." It's tentatively scheduled for release next year. Chris' last book "Rock This!" was published in 1997.

Chris Rock Reunites With Adam Sandler

Chris Rock has joined the cast of a new untitled Adam Sandler movie. The film will star Rock, Sandler, Kevin James, Rob Schneider and David Spade. The high-concept comedy was written by Sandler and longtime collaborator Fred Wolf ("Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star") and centers on five best friends from high school who reunite 30 years later on a Fourth of July weekend. Production on the untitled Sandler comedy is expected to begin this summer in time for a 2010 release.

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