Actor and comedian Chris Tucker returns to the spotlight in his first ever full length headlining comedy special titled “Chris Tucker Live“, scheduled to air on July 10th via Netflix.

In the special, Tucker will share his experiences from childhood to stardom. The special was filmed at the Historic Fox Theatre in Tucker’s hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

Netfix Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, gave the below quote during the announcement of the upcoming comedy special:


Chris Tucker is a true global movie star and a one-of-a-kind talent whose remarkable energy, delivery and original style make him one of the funniest comedians of our time, We cannot wait to share his distinct and hilarious voice with our members across the globe.”

While Chris, himself, had this to share:

I’m thrilled to be partnering with Netflix, one of the true global leaders in entertainment, on my first comedy special,” said Chris Tucker. “Before people started seeing me in movies, I was doing standup. It’s always been a part of me, and now I’m excited to share it with my fans around the world.”


Chris Tucker Live” marks the first project that Tucker has starred in and produced through his own company, Chris Tucker Entertainment, bringing on board Phil Joanou to direct. This will be his first on-screen performance since he appeared in “Silver Linings Playbook” 3 years ago.

Tucker’s stand-up comedy performance will be available to stream in all territories where Netflix is available.

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