Chris Rock Tries To Ditch The Funny Business In ‘Top Five’ Trailer

Chris Rock’s upcoming comedy Top Five, isn’t up for debate. The trailer looks funny as shit and the soundtrack deserves two thumbs up. Rock plays Andre Allen, a rockstar comedian (remind you of anyone?) whose dealt a personal and professional crisis. The flick is loaded with his famous friends like Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart and Whoopi Goldberg, which means you’ll be watching. [Rolling Stone]

Ebola is set on infecting TV, too. Director-producer Ridley Scott is capitalizing on the disease’s outbreak for a limited series by Fox TV Studios. While it’s based on Richard Preston’s 1994 best-selling nonfiction novel The Hot Zone, the plot fits neatly with today’s modern-day plague. [THR]

A Walking Dead actress was part of a massive sting operation to rescue Colombian sex slaves. Laurie Holden, who played Andrea on the AMC series, helped undercover officers catch the traffickers on tape. [ABC]

Modern Family sadly lost one of its members. Actress Elizabeth Peña died Tuesday (Oct. 14) of natural causes following a brief illness. She played Sofia Vergara’s mother in the ABC sitcom and also appeared in Rush Hour and The Incredibles. She was 55. [CNN]

There’s whispers that a Girlfriends movie could happen in the maybe near future. The beloved series, which ran from 2000 to 2008, featured Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks, Persia White and Jill Marie Jones. Creator Mara Brock Akil wants it to happen, too. [Essence]