Look’s like The Throne is back.
The film, which was just picked up by Paramount Pictures for over $12 million, stars Rock as Andre Allen, a New York City comedian-turned-film star who re-evaluates his former life in stand-up after meeting with a journalist played by Rosario Dawson. It also includes appearances by: Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Jay Pharoah, Cedric The Entertainer, Sherri Shepher, Michael Che, J.B. Smoove, Anders Holm, and Romany Malco.
The Roots’ ?uestlove served as the movie’s executive music producer. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, and sparked a bidding war for a distribution deal at the festival, and reportedly received a "raucous reaction" from its debut audience.
So far, the movie does not have an official release date.