Chris Rock is ready to turn into the primary comic to carry out stay on Netflix.
The 57-year-old star will make historical past when he performs in a yet-to-be-titled comedy particular in 2023.
Robbie Praw, the vice-president of stand-up and comedy codecs at Netflix, stated: “Chris Rock is likely one of the most iconic and vital comedic voices of our technology.
“We’re thrilled the complete world will be capable of expertise a stay Chris Rock comedy occasion and be part of Netflix historical past. This will likely be an unforgettable second and we’re so honoured that Chris is carrying this torch.”
Chris beforehand joined forces with Netflix in 2018, when his stand-up particular, ‘Chris Rock: Tamborine’, aired on the streaming platform.
Earlier this yr, in the meantime, Chris was concerned in an notorious on-stage conflict with Will Smith on the Oscars.
The 54-year-old actor smacked Chris after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith, Will’s spouse, and the Hollywood star subsequently described his behaviour on the Oscars as “stunning, painful, and inexcusable”.
Will – who has been married to Jada since 1997 – stated in a press release: “My actions on the 94th Academy Awards presentation have been stunning, painful, and inexcusable.
“The listing of these I’ve damage is lengthy and consists of Chris, his household, lots of my expensive associates and family members, all these in attendance, and international audiences at dwelling. I betrayed the belief of the Academy. I disadvantaged different nominees and winners of their alternative to rejoice and be celebrated for his or her extraordinary work.
“I’m heartbroken. I need to put the main target again on those that deserve consideration for his or her achievements and permit the Academy to get again to the unimaginable work it does to assist creativity and artistry in movie.”