Lil Rel Howery


'Poker Face': Dascha Polanco and Lil Rel Howery Join Rian Johnson Peacock Series

Following only a couple days behind the latest announcement, Rian Johnson's upcoming new project has added two more cast members to its lineup. According to a report from Deadline, Dascha Polanco and Lil Rel Howery are set to join Poker Face, a TV series coming soon to Peacock. They join the previously announced Natasha Lyonne, Adrien Brody, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stephanie Hsu, Danielle Macdonald, Benjamin Bratt, and David Castañeda.
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Lil Rel Howery to Launch New Audio and Video Podcast

Lil Rel Howery is getting into the world of podcasting. The 42-year-old actor and comedian announced he will host a new audio and video podcast with Dwayne "Young Wayne" Young called Keepin' It Rel with Young Wayne. The podcast will premiere on Tuesday, June 7, and the first video and audio trailer were just released.

Aflac kicks off March Madness With the "Pre-Pain Show" featuring Lil Rel Howery and Wanda Sykes

Life, like the NCAA March Madness Tournament, is filled with unexpected moments. That's why Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance in the U.S. and an Official Partner of the NCAA and March Madness Tournament, is launching the "Pre-Pain Show" campaign featuring Lil Rel Howery and Wanda Sykes. Together, the comedians are showing fans the gap between what health insurance covers and where medical bills begin to pile up.

Simon Pegg, Lil Rel Howery, and More Join Apple TV+ and Skydance Animation's 'Luck'

Skydance Animation’s first animated feature, Luck, is proving to be a little unlucky in production. The studio has announced that the adventure fantasy film’s release on Apple TV+ has once again been pushed back. Initially delayed to February 18, the film has now been pushed back several months to a new date of August 5.

Lil Rel Howery Joins Zachary Levi In Sony’s Adaptation Of ‘Harold And The Purple Crayon’

EXCLUSIVE: Lil Rel Howery is set to join Zachary Levi in Sony Pictures’ live-action adaptation of Harold and the Purple Crayon, which Carlos Saldanha is directing. David Guion & Michael Handelman wrote the screenplay, which is based on Crockett Johnson’s bestselling children’s book. John Davis is producing through Davis Entertainment. Published in 1955, the book told the story of a 4-year-old who, with the power of his crayon, created worlds around him. The book was a smash and was followed by six more. Howery most recently starred opposite Ryan Reynolds in Free Guy as well as the comedy it Vacation Friends. His other credits include Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock; Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Judas and The Black Messiah and Bad Trip. He is repped by Fourth Wall Management, UTA, The Aziza Work Group, and Cohen Gardner LLP.

Lil Rel Howery on the endless possibilities of Black Hollywood

Lil Rel Howery has carved out a solid career for himself in Hollywood, but the comedian/actor is going after something greater. While you may see the 40-year-old in The Photograph as a successful family man and older brother, or in Get Out as the jocular TSA agent and savior of a best friend, or in Judas and the Black Messiah as an undercover FBI agent, or in any of his litany of roles, what he wants to show how there is no singular Black experience.

Peter Greene, Joseph D’Onofrio & Myles Clohessy To Star In Indie ‘Cross’; Cassandra Blair Joins Lil Rel Howery Comedy ‘Reunion’

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Greene (The Usual Suspects, Pulp Fiction), Joseph D’Onofrio (A Bronx Tale, Goodfellas) and Myles Clohessy (The Bog) have signed on to star in Cross, an indie drama from director Judy San Roman (The Wrong Path), which will go before cameras in October. They join an ensemble that includes Christopher Brian Roach, Mario Polit, Andrew Koss, Rayvin Disla and Deanna Mayo. The film, written by San Roman and Joanne Tamburro (Jesse), centers on a 22-year-old (Disla) who is falsely accused of robbery, watching as his girlfriend (Mayo) makes a deal with criminals to secure the money necessary to bail him out. While the young...

Watch the new red band trailer for 'Vacation Friends' starring John Cena and Lil Rel Howery

Vacation Friends stars Cena and Meredith Hagner as Ron and Kyla respectively, a drunk-infused, socially unaware couple who arrive at the wedding of Marcus (Lil Rel Howery) and Emily (Yvonne Orji). They weren't invited because they only know the bride and groom from one reckless weekend in Mexico, but Emily made the mistake of saying, "See you later!" Let the raunchy and raucous adventures begin.

Lil Rel Howery says comedy saved his life on 'Late Late Show'

Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Lil Rel Howery discussed his love of stand-up and the impact it has had on his life while appearing on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Howery mentioned returning to the stage for his recently released comedy album Humbly Vulnerable: I Said What I Said after taking an extended break from stand-up to star in films such as Free Guy and Vacation Friends.

Lil Rel Howery Shares Hilarious Zoom Church Stories on ‘The Late Late Show’

Lil Rel Howery on Tuesday dropped by The Late Late Show to discuss the slew of films — including Free Guy and Space Jam: A New Legacy — he recently appeared in and to chat about his new stand-up album, Humbly Vulnerable. While talking about returning to the stage for the first time in more than a year due to the pandemic, the comic-actor told host James Corden it was the most nervous he had ever been, especially since he decided to record that first return and make it the album. “It’s just me venting, whatever I wanted to talk about,” Howery...