Chris Rock is coming stay to a display screen close to you.
Netflix introduced Thursday that the legendary comic will make historical past because the headliner of the streaming large’s first-ever stay, international streaming occasion.
“Chris Rock is without doubt one of the most iconic and essential comedic voices of our era,” Robbie Praw, Netflix’s vice chairman of stand-up and comedy codecs, stated in an announcement. “We’re thrilled your complete world will have the ability to expertise a stay Chris Rock comedy occasion and be part of Netflix historical past. This will probably 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 will probably be Netflix’s first time streaming one, it’s no stranger to stay comedy occasions.
“Netflix is a Joke: The Competition” happened in spring and featured greater than 330 comedians who carried out 295 exhibits 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 sequence of comedy tour dates scheduled for venues in California in December with good friend and fellow comedian Dave Chappelle.
Rock’s stay Netflix comedy particular is ready to stream in early 2023.