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Dave Chappelle Will Headline 'Funny Or Die' Comedy Tour

Dave Chappelle and comedy/musical act Flight of the Conchords are co-headlining Funny Or Die Presents: The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Tour. Get a sneak peek at the annihilarity after the break!

After abruptly walking away from the perks and purse of Chappelle's Show, Dave Chappelle has remained an elusive comedy figure. He occasionally performed comedy around the globe, but back in February he amped up his hilariosity when he performed with Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Marlon Wayans and Bill Bellamy at New York's famed The Comedy Cellar, which sparked rumors that he would go on tour.

Looks like those rumors have a grain of truth, as The Oddball tour will play 13 dates this fall with Chappelle slated to co-headline the tour with Flight of the Conchords. With two stages scheduled to be the grounds for Al Madrigal, Brody Stevens, Chris D'Elia, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Burress, Jim Jefferies, John Mulaney, and Kristen Schaal, the festival will also feature "street performers, vendors, psychics, freaks, tasty treats and more."

Tickets go on sale June 21. The 30-day tour begins in Austin, Texas, on August 23 and will make stops in Houston, Dallas, Tinley Park, and ends in Phoenix on September 22. You can see the full list of stops below:

Tour stops:
Aug. 23: Austin
Aug. 24: Houston
Aug. 25: Dallas
Aug. 30: Pittsburgh
Aug. 31: Tinley Park
Sept. 1: Detroit
Sept. 6: Camden, NJ
Sept. 7: Holmdel, NJ
Sept. 8: Mansfield, Ma.
Sept. 13: Denver
Sept. 15: Irvine, Calif.
Sept. 20: Mountain View, Calif.
Sept. 22: Phoenix, Arizona

Enjoy the Funny Or Die trailer below:

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Disney+ Greenlights 'The Proud Family: Louder And Prouder'

The family is getting back together for a sure-to-be-epic reunion. On Thursday (Feb. 27), it was announced that Disney+ commissioned new episodes of The Proud Family, now titled The Proud Family: Louder And Prouder.

Returning to the animated characters' world will be Kyla Pratt (Penny Proud), Paula Jai Parker (Trudy Proud), Tommy Davidson (Oscar Proud), Jo Marie Payton (Suga Mama), and Cedric the Entertainer (Uncle Bobby Proud). As for Penny's friends, returning to the mic will be Alisa Reyes (LaCienega Boulevardez), Karen Malina White (Dijonay Jones), and Soleil Moon Frye (Zoey Howzer).

In a statement, Agnes Chu, senior vice president, content Disney+, said this decision arrives at the right time. "The show's humor and relatable stories are as relevant with audiences today as ever," Chu said. "Our audiences have loved rediscovering their favorite episode of The Proud Family, and we're excited Bruce, Ralph, Calvin, and the returning cast are creating new stories for their new home on Disney+."

Creator/executive producer Bruce W. Smith, and executive producer Ralph Farquhar, who both played a significant role in the show's origins, will return alongside co-executive producer/story editor Calvin Brown. The Proud Family aired from 2001 to 2005, hosting a theme song performed by Solange featuring Destiny's Child.

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'Candyman' Trailer Features Haunting Version Of Destiny's Child's "Say My Name"

The release of summertime blockbusters will be in full effect this June 12 when a new version of Candyman hits theaters. On Thursday (Feb. 27), the trailer for the horror film debuted to a wave of excitement and anticipation from future moviegoers, backed by a dark version of Destiny's Child's 1999 hit "Say My Name."

Directed by Nia DaCosta and produced by Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions company, Candyman stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Anthony McCoy, an artist who embarks on a journey to learn about the urban legend that is Candyman. Set in Chicago's Cabrini-Green area, just like the 1992 classic, the film's characters are submerged into a world of unspeakable horror and exposed secrets of the slasher's origins. Candyman also stars Teyonah Parris who recently co-starred in The Photograph, and Vanessa E. Williams who starred in the original production.

In an interview with Deadline, Monekypaw Productions' creative director Ian Cooper said this version of the thriller will satisfy fans of the original production and possibly gain a new following.

“What we’re doing with Candyman and how Jordan is crafting it on the page is going to be very exciting and rewarding to audiences that haven’t seen the original film as well as people who’ve seen the original film,” Cooper said. “In a broad sense of the word, this film will stand alone if you’ve never heard of a film called Candyman and will dovetail in a pretty complicated and interesting way to the original. In short, I think this will really fit in with what we’re doing with Us and did with Get Out in a way that will be circuitous.”

View the full trailer above.

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Tommy Davidson Explains Why An ‘In Living Color’ Reunion May “Take Some Time”

The cast of In Living Color will definitely reunite someday, according to Tommy Davidson. The comedian spoke on the delay during an interview on The Wendy Williams Show on Tuesday (Feb. 25).

Davidson who was on the show to promote his new memoir, Living in Color: What’s Funny About Me, spoke on a bunch of topics in the book, including being adopted by a white family and not knowing that he was Black until he was 5 years old, nearly coming to blows with Will Smith, hiring Diddy as his assistant, and working with Jamie Foxx.

When asked about an In Living Color reunion Davidson replied, “Of course,” but explained why it may take a while.

“It’s just — it’s going to take some time. Everybody’s out there doing their thing. Some little known stars came out of [the show]: Jim Carry, Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Foxx, the list goes on and on,” joked Davidson. “We’re all doing our thing but it’s inevitable that we come back to you guys.”

This isn’t the first time that there’s been talk of a reunion. Last year, comedy agent William Rodriguez, who helped put together the 'Off Color Comedy Tour' featuring Davidson, Keenan Ivory Wayans, David Allen Grier, and Shawn Wayans, revealed plans for a TV reunion special.

In Living Color, which was created by Keenan, debuted in 1990 and became a ratings hit on the Fox network. The sketch comedy series was canceled in 1994.

Watch Davidson’s full interview below.

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