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Lil Rel Howery & DeWanda Wise Talk Fatherhood & Kevin Hart

Netflix’s Fatherhood is out on the streamer today. Directed by Paul Weitz the film follows an emotional true story about a widower who has to take on single parenthood unexpectedly after his wife dies the day after giving birth. It’s based on Matthew Logelin’s memoir Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love. The film stars comedy superstar Kevin Hart in the lead role, Melody Hurd (Them), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), DeWanda Wise (She’s Gotta Have It), Anthony Carrigan (Barry), and Paul Reiser (Mad About You).
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Lil Rel Howery Can't Get Enough Of Kevin Hart In Fatherhood - Exclusive

Six years after the hour-long special "Kevin Hart Presents: Lil Rel Howery: RELevent" was released, comedy stars Kevin Hart and Lil Rel Howery have re-teamed for the Netflix Original movie "Fatherhood," which marks a huge departure for both performers. After all, it's not often that a comedian or actor used to cracking up audiences decides to tackle a film with serious themes, even if the project has its share of laughs.
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Lil Rel Howery Talks Teaming Up With Kevin Hart For Netflix's Fatherhood - Exclusive Interview

Since making his breakthrough in 2007 as a stand-up comedian on the reality series "Last Comic Standing," Lil Rel Howery has been building a successful career in front of the mic as well as film and television cameras. With the benefit of having comedy great Kevin Hart produce his first hourlong comedy special — "Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevant" in 2015 — a friendship was forged between the duo that continues with Howery's role opposite Hart in the new Netflix original film "Fatherhood."
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‘Vacation Friends’, a Comedy Starring John Cena and Lil Rel Howery, is Heading to Hulu This Summer

If you’ve been jonesing for a new John Cena comedy (F9 does not count, despite that franchise’s comical relationship with physics), the wait is almost over. Not only is Cena set to co-star in James Gunn’s comedically inclined superhero film The Suicide Squad in August, but that same month he will also be part of the ensemble cast of Vacation Friends, a new movie that also features Lil Rel Howery (Get Out, Bad Trip), Yvonne Orji (Night School, Insecure), and Meredith Hagner (Palm Springs, Search Party). Learn more about the upcoming comedy below.

Lil Rel Howery & Saturu Ned Speak Truth About the Black Panther Party

Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen aim to challenge misconceptions about the Black Panther Party in this episode of Adult ISH. Nyge opens up about the rich significance the party had on him and his family in Richmond, California, both past and present. He also talks to Saturu Ned, a former member of Oakland’s original chapter of the BPP about the long-lasting legacy of the movement (full interview embedded below). Then, comedian Lil Rel Howery (“Get Out,” “Bad Trip”) gets into what inspired his role as Wayne in “Judas and the Black Messiah,” and how he speaks truth to power in his comedy and acting.
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Lil Rel Howery tells Jalen Rose how he got Glenn Close to do ‘Da Butt’ dance

This week’s “Renaissance Man” guest Lil Rel Howery is fresh off his latest coup of doing “Da Butt” with Glenn Close, in a viral moment at the Academy Awards. Howery called on the iconic “Fatal Attraction” actress during a music trivia game bit with the audience, with every intention of getting her to shake her rump. He said he was “happy” she was game.

Lil Rel Howery Takes All This Awkward Live Oscars Coverage, Makes It Fun

It wouldn’t be a red-carpet event without some level of spine-tingling awkwardness, and Sunday’s Oscars: Into the Spotlight preshow to the 93rd Annual Academy Awards was no different. But whether it was an abrupt camera cut to, or just the ambient weirdness of canned interview questions, Lil Rel Howery channeled that live-television unease into what felt like genuine, giddy fun. For example, the moment when Howery found himself dancing next to the one and only, “very all-around dope” Angela Bassett. “Why am I dancing?,” Rel mused. “We shouldn’t be dancing like this. We look like we’re having too much fun.” Howery asked later, “When you go to Walgreens, do you have glam stuff on, too?”

Glenn Close Dancing to ‘Da Butt’ for Lil Rel Howery Is Pure Oscars Joy

You might have thought our 93rd Annual Academy Awards VIP could rest after his pre-show gig wrapped earlier this evening, but Sunday’s Oscars wasn’t done with Lil Rel Howery. The Bad Trip actor returned to present a truly wild round of Best Original Song trivia, which started with Andra Day getting bleeped out and ended with Glenn Close dancing to E.U.’s “Da Butt.”
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Small Fortune Hosted by Lil Rel Howery - First Look

Contestants play the tiniest games on television for the chance to win $250,000. Small Fortune is coming Monday, May 31 to NBC. Tags: small fortune, small fortune nbc, small fortune on nbc, tiny game, tiny games, Mini, minature, mini games, Small, big little heist, lil rel howery, lil rel, host lil rel, host lil rel howery, game show, 250000, Winner, prize, grand prize, game.
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What You Don't Know About Lil Rel Howery

Lil Rel Howery is the comedian to watch in 2021. Though he's already well known for his stand-up and minor roles in big-time blockbusters like Get Out, the comedian has lots of new projects coming out this year. Howery will appear in a comedy with Eric Andre, a sci-fi film with Ryan Reynolds, and a John Cena comedy, to name a few (via IMDb).
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Lil Rel Howery describes a prank gone wrong from 'Bad Trip' on 'Kimmel'

March 30 (UPI) -- Lil Rel Howery recalled how badly the first prank went in his new movie Bad Trip while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The comedian stars in the Netflix film with Eric Andre and Tiffany Haddish. Howery told Kimmel on Monday that the worst moment came on the first day during the first prank as himself and Andre were connected together down below with a finger trap.