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Ice Cube Reveals ‘Last Friday’ Plot Idea With Chris Tucker and the Status of the Movie

It’s been more than 25 years since Friday came out, but it still holds up as one of the best comedy movies of all time. Starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker, it follows two best friends who spend a Friday together in Los Angeles. Though the premise is simple, the movie was a huge success, earning positive reviews from critics and spawning multiple sequels.
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Chris Tucker Signs With ICM Partners

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Tucker has inked with ICM Partners for representation in all areas. The award-winning actor, producer, and comedian’s robust career on screen has included work with filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, David O’Russell, Ang Lee, Luc Besson, F. Gary Gray, and The Hughes Brothers. More from Deadline. Tucker began his career...
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Exclusive: Actor-Comedian Chris Tucker gives advice to young black golfers in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Not a single blade of grass was out of place at Augusta National when the sun began to beam down Thursday morning - just as Honorary Starter Lee Elder lifted his driver in the air at the start of the first day of the historic tournament. A number of his close friends and patrons wore hats with the numbers 1975. It's the year elder became the first black golfer to play at the Masters. Actor and Comedian Chris Tucker was there to support the legendary player.
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ESCO Names Chris Tucker As Chief Financial Officer

St. Louis, April 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) - Get Report (ESCO, or the Company) today announced that Christopher (Chris) L. Tucker has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 19, 2021. Mr. Tucker succeeds Gary E. Muenster who, on December 7, 2020 announced his plans to retire after 31 successful years with the Company, with the past 18 years serving as CFO.
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Chris Tucker Hilariously Explains How He Negotiated His $20 Million Salary for the 'Rush Hour' Sequel and Chris Tucker Was Only Paid $10,000 USD for His Role in 'Friday'

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Chris Tucker Hilariously Explains How He Negotiated His $20 Million Salary for the ‘Rush Hour’ Sequel

Chris Tucker’s career hit the stratosphere after he appeared in Rush Hour. Because of its success, he was able to negotiate an extremely lucrative deal to appear in the sequel. Looking back at said negotiations, Tucker says he told New Line Cinema he needed $20 million because, frankly, another action star had allegedly received a similar payout at the time.
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Chris Tucker Says He Was Only Paid $10,000 For Playing Smokey in ‘Friday’

Chris Tucker played Smokey on the Friday and many fans loved him on that role. While many people may have thought that he received a fat package out of it, he recently revealed that he wasn’t paid much despite that film maintaining a cult classic status. Recently, during a new episode of the Shay Shay series owned by Shannon Sharpe, Tucker said he was paid only $10,000 for the role.
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Chris Tucker shares why he only got $10K for ‘Friday’ classic (video)

Comedic actor Chris Tucker revealed that he hardly got paid anything to star in the urban classic comedy Friday opposite Ice Cube in 1995. It was the hilarious role of the weed-addicted junkie named “Smokey” that propelled Tucker to Hollywood stardom where he’d later command upwards of $20 million for the Rush Hour franchise.
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Chris Tucker Was Only Paid $10,000 USD for His Role in 'Friday'

Friday, starring Chris Tucker and Ice Cube, has long been a beloved comedic drama. Tucker’s performance as Smokey in the movie is still considered one of the actor’s most prominent within his career, but it appears he only earned $10,000 USD from it. Tucker revealed this in an episode on...
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Chris Tucker Reveals He Was Only Paid $10K For ‘Friday’

Ice Cube’s Friday franchise started off as a small film that evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Chris Tucker portrayed Smokey and was compensated $10,000 for the role. “It’s one of those things —it was just a small movie. We filmed it in 20 days. I got about $10,000 for it or whatever, I didn’t care. I wanted the opportunity,” he told Shannon Sharpe on his Club Shay Shay podcast.
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[WATCH] Chris Tucker Says He Was Paid Only $10K For Playing “Smokey” In ‘Friday’

People always ask Chris Tucker about his character “Smokey” and a Friday sequel, but they never really understand the 49-year-old’s POV as to what it took to originally get the Ice Cube-directed movie to the fans. In an exclusive interview with Shannon Sharpe on Club Shay Shay, Tucker talks about the humble beginnings for himself, Cub, and the rest of the actors who played in the cult classic flick.
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Chris Tucker Was Only Paid $10K For "Friday" Role: "I Wanted The Opportunity"

It may be one of his most iconic roles, but Friday wasn't a cash cow for Chris Tucker when he signed up for the project. For decades, Friday has been a cultural staple as it's become a favorite "Hood Classic," but Chris Tucker, who portrayed the role of Smokey, told Shannon Sharpe that he was only paid $10,000. Tucker appeared on Sharpe's Club Shay Shay series and discussed what it's been like hearing people quote his beloved character all these years later.