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  1. FX Buys Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence Oddball Comedy

    2:59 pm 6/19/2013

    Like "Anger Management," the Lionsgate and Debmar-Mercury series will get a 10-episode test run, which could trigger 90 more episodes. Read more

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  2. Comedy Vets Tapped to Run Kelsey Grammer-Martin Lawrence Series (Exclusive)

    11:14 am 3/28/2013

    Bob Boyett and Robert Horn will take the helm of the Lionsgate 10/90 comedy; "We look forward to concluding a deal with them and starting the development process immediately," says Lionsgate's Kevin Beggs. Read more

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  3. Eddie Murphy Honored as 'Comedian Genius,' 'Superhero' by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chris Rock

    5:38 pm 11/4/2012

    Adam Sandler, Brett Ratner, Russell Brand and Tracy Morgan also helped roast the actor at a career tribute -- airing Nov. 14 on Spike TV – about which Murphy joked: "When you get an honor like this, you feel like an old person."Read more

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  4. Hot Martin Lawrence CBS Comedy Lands Fred Savage to Direct (Exclusive)

    1:19 pm 3/6/2012

    The former "Wonder Years" star, who recently inked an overall deal with CBS TV Studios to produce and direct projects, has been tapped to helm the CBS pilot.Read more

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  5. Martin Lawrence Inks Talent Deal With CBS

    4:45 pm 9/15/2011

    The pact would see the network and studio develop a show for the "Bad Boys" star. Read more

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  6. Black 'Thor' Actor Blasts Debate Over His Casting

    11:01 am 3/4/2011

    “It’s so ridiculous,” Idris Elba says as The Hollywood Reporter magazine looks at colorblind casting and the shrinking roles for African-American actors before Friday's NAACP Image Awards.Read more

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  7. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son: Film Review

    11:57 pm 2/17/2011

    The threequel, which stars Martin Lawrence and "Tropic Thunder's" Brandon T. Jackson, won't likely disappoint fans of men-in-drag comedy but doesn't offer much that’s original or funny.Read more

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  8. 'I Am Number Four' Likely to Rank No. 1 at Box Office This Weekend

    5:26 pm 2/17/2011

    "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son" and "Unknown" also open wide against strong-performing holdovers including "Just Go With It," "Gnomeo & Juliet" and "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never."Read more

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