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Amy Schumer, Hasan Minhaj, Jerrod Carmichael and Taylor Tomlinson to Be Honored at Just for Laughs Awards

Click here to read the full article. Amy Schumer, Hasan Minhaj, Taylor Tomlinson and Jerrod Carmichael will receive awards at the Just for Laughs award show next month. The ceremony will take place at the Just For Laughs Montreal festival, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The award show, which takes place July 29 at the DoubleTree, will see Schumer receive an award for comedy person of the year. In addition, Minhaj will be named stand up comedian of the year, Tomlinson will receive the festival’s breakout comedy star award and Carmichael will accept the best comedy special award, for his...
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Jerrod Carmichael Says That ‘Django/Zorro’ Movie He Was Going To Make With Quentin Tarantino Is Kaput

Ever since his career exploded, Quentin Tarantino has had this pesky habit of promising projects that never materialized. He’s talked about making a Vega brothers movie, about the characters played by John Travolta in Pulp Fiction and Michael Madsen in Reservoir Dogs. He’s talked about making a Bond movie and a Star Trek movie. As of last fall, he was still threatening a third Kill Bill.
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No ‘Zorro/Django’ Crossover Film In Works, Says Screenwriter Jerrod Carmichael

Click here to read the full article. There won’t be a crossover of the Django Unchained and Zorro films. Despite years of rumblings that director Quentin Tarantino was considering the crossover film, writer Jerrod Carmichael has confirmed in an interview with GQ that the project isn’t happening, even though a screenplay has been written. “Quentin’s a lunatic who I love, and I’m happy that I got to spend the time,” said Carmichael. “We saw exploitation flicks at the New Beverly, he read me scenes that never made it to his movies, that he had typed out, in his kitchen after making fresh-squeezed lemonade...
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Jerrod Carmichael Says Safdie Brothers’ ’48 Hours’ Remake and Quentin Tarantino Projects Not Happening

Click here to read the full article. With his HBO special “Rothaniel” continuing to attract audiences, Jerrod Carmichael is on a hot streak. But even during Carmichael’s current rise, there are several projects he’s admitted he’s had to put aside. In a recent interview with GQ, he discussed that “I love getting rid of irons [in the fire]” and at least two high-profile projects on Carmichael’s docket are not going forward. (Read IndieWire’s recent interview with Jerrod Carmichael here.) One of them was a proposed remake of the 1982 feature “48 Hours” Carmichael was cowriting with Josh and Benny Safdie. The...
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Jerrod Carmichael on Dave Chappelle’s Anti-Trans Comedy and Cancel Culture Comments: “It’s an Odd Hill to Die On”

Jerrod Carmichael is offering his thoughts on comedians amid perceived “cancel culture,” in particular Dave Chappelle. In a GQ magazine profile, Carmichael reflected on a text message he received from his 15-year-old niece after he came out to his family. He then publicly identified as gay during his HBO special Rothaniel released in April. The comedian noted that after speaking to his family about his orientation, older relatives had trouble just acknowledging “the one part that you need acknowledged,” while his niece sent him a text that read, “I see you. I hear you.”More from The Hollywood ReporterChris Rock, Dave Chappelle Set Joint Stand-Up...
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Jerrod Carmichael Shares His Unfiltered Opinion of Dave Chappelle

Watch: Dave Chappelle Speaks Out After Netflix Special Backlash. The kids are alright. At least, that's how Jerrod Carmichael feels. The comedian reflected on coming out as gay in his HBO Max comedy special this May, revealing that his 15-year-old niece was the only family member to acknowledge his bravery. "She hit me with a quick text," he told GQ, adding that she wrote, "''I see you. I hear you.'"
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Jerrod Carmichael Says ‘Django/Zorro’ Crossover Film With Quentin Tarantino Is Dead But Has An “Incredible” Script

Jerrod Carmichael is one of the most underrated comedians working today. After years of standup, supporting roles in films, and his own sitcom (“The Carmichael Show”) that ran for three seasons, Jerrod Carmichael is sadly still not a household name. However, with the hype surrounding his recent standup special, “Rothaniel,” it appears the comedian is starting to gain some much-deserved traction. Unfortunately, that isn’t going to result in two of his most anticipated projects going into production.
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Dave Chappelle Called out by Jerrod Carmichael Over Trans Jokes: 'That's The Legacy'

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael called out Dave Chappelle for insisting on telling jokes about the transgender community, despite the backlash against it. Carmichael, who came out as gay in a recent HBO special, noted that Chappelle's recent controversial jokes are overshadowing his beloved past work. Chappelle has continued to tell jokes many consider transphobic, even after his Netflix special The Closer last year inspired Netflix employees to walk out of the company's Los Angeles headquarters.
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