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P.D.A., Gabrielle Union, Chris Rock, Romany Malco & J.B. Smoove in New Clip from ‘Top Five’

P.D.A., Gabrielle Union, Chris Rock, Romany Malco & J.B. Smoove in New Clip from 'Top Five'

Paramount Pictures has set a limited release premiere, starting on December 5, which will be followed by a nationwide release on December 12, for writer/director Chris Rock’s much-buzzed about latest, “Top Five,” which was at the center of a bidding war after a successful TIFF premiere, where it was well-received by critics (read Zeba’s review of the film here).

“Top Five” tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen (Rock), whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career – and the past – that he’s left behind.

Joining Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson in front of the camera are, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Cedric The Entertainer, J.B. Smoove, Sherri Shepherd, Anders Holm, Romany Malco, Leslie Jones, Michael Che, Jay Pharoah, Brian Regan and others.

The film is produced by Scott Rudin and Eli Bush.  

The Co-Producers are Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Kanye West; the Executive Music Producer is Questlove. Barry Diller and Scott Rudin’s IACF financed the film. 

A new clip from the film has been released and is embedded below:

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Saw the movie last night and I do not recall the caucasian guy on the poster in the film.

Justin Case

Had the ethnicity been reversed, that caucasian in the middle would be a brown man on the edge of this picture. That’s how all of us are treated in promotional materials. He looks like as much of a main character as Chris Rock. Bad placement.

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