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‘Martin’ Cast Reunion Special Set at BET+

Martin Lawrence is ready to say “Wazzup, wazzup, wassuuuup” again to his former Martin co-stars. BET+ will host a cast reunion special this summer to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the former Fox comedy. Lawrence and fellow castmembers Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold and Carl Anthony Payne II are set to appear, with other guests to […]

John Bowman, ‘Martin’ Co-Creator and ‘In Living Color’ Head Writer, Dies at 64

John Bowman, who co-created the Martin Lawrence sitcom Martin, served as the head writer on the ground-breaking In Living Color and worked on other shows including Saturday Night Live, Murphy Brown and The Hughleys, has died. He was 64. A producer and Emmy-winning writer, Bowman died suddenly on Tuesday at his home in Santa Monica, […]

Netflix Cancels Inaugural Comedy Festival in L.A.

Netflix's inaugural comedy festival, Netflix Is a Joke Fest, has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Stars of ‘Bad Boys’: Where Are They Now?

See what the cast of the first 'Bad Boys' movie — Will Smith, Martin Lawrence and more — has been up to since Michael Bay's action-comedy hit theaters 25 years ago, on April 7, 1995.

The Surprising Maturity of ‘Bad Boys for Life’

There are questions in 'Bad Boys for Life' that original franchise helmer Michael Bay would not have been able to ask of himself or his characters.

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Banishing ‘Dolittle’ With Huge $65M-Plus Bow

'Bad Boys for Life' is laughing its way to a debut of $65 million-plus over the long Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, more than enough to trump 'Dolittle.'

‘Bad Boys for Life’ Premiere: Will Smith Reflects on Timing of Third Film

Will Smith, Joe Pantoliano and 'Bad Boys for Life' co-directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah talk about the timing of the third installment at the pic's Los Angeles premiere.

‘Bad Boys for Life’: Film Review

THR review: In 'Bad Boys for Life,' Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reprise their roles as a duo of Miami detectives for a third chapter in the series, this time sans Michael Bay.

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin Among Honorees at Bounce Trumpet Awards

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant will be honored will special awards at the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards.

Martin Lawrence Ends Retirement to Help Will Smith in ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Trailer

Martin Lawrence ends his retirement to help Will Smith in the new trailer for 'Bad Boys for Life,' which also stars franchise newcomers Vanessa Hudgens, Charles Melton and Alexander Ludwig. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed the third movie in the series, which hits theaters on Jan. 17.

‘Bad Boys for Life’ and the Charms of a Legacy Sequel

Unlike other installments from aging stars, the new 'Bad Boys for Life' trailer doesn't feel like we're saying goodbye to characters at the end of their rope.

First ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Trailer Reunites Will Smith and Martin Lawrence

The Miami police detectives are coming back 25 years after they first hit theaters with the new 'Bad Boys for Life' trailer.