By Lisa Respers France | CNN
Chris Rock is coming dwell to a display screen close to you.
Netflix introduced Thursday that the legendary comic will make historical past because the headliner of the streaming big’s first-ever dwell, world streaming occasion.
“Chris Rock is without doubt one of the most iconic and vital comedic voices of our era,” Robbie Praw, Netflix’s vp of stand-up and comedy codecs, stated in an announcement. “We’re thrilled all the world will be capable of expertise a dwell Chris Rock comedy occasion and be part of Netflix historical past. This can be an unforgettable second and we’re so honored that Chris is carrying this torch.”
It is going to be Rock’s second Netflix stand-up particular. His first, “Chris Rock: Tamborine,’ debuted in February 2018.
Although this can be Netflix’s first time streaming one, it’s no stranger to dwell comedy occasions.
“Netflix is a Joke: The Competition” came about in spring and featured greater than 330 comedians who carried out 295 reveals throughout greater than 35 venues in Los Angeles, together with the first-ever stand-up present at Dodger Stadium. The occasion offered greater than 260,000 tickets.
Rock has been on the highway along with his Ego Demise World Tour and has a collection of comedy tour dates scheduled for venues in California in December with good friend and fellow comedian Dave Chappelle.
Rock’s dwell Netflix comedy particular is about to stream in early 2023.
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