Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By Tricia Stevens
After earning rave reviews at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Paramount Pictures will release comedian Chris Rock’s new film Top Five. Rock wrote, directed, and stars in the film, which is about Andre Allen, a New York City comedian-turned-film star, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career—and the past—that he’s left behind.
Top Five also stars other notable comedians which includes, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Cedric The Entertainer, J.B. Smoove, and Sherri Shepherd. The film is produced by Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, Co-Producers are Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Kanye West, and the Executive Music Producer is Questlove.