Chris Rock’s new HBO special, Kill the Messenger, has posters up around the city and a couple of video teases, one of which opens quite autobiographically, with Rock saying:
"I grew up in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. I started out in clubs making $5 a night. Now I’m here playing the world stage. America. Europe. South Africa. It’s been a mind-blowing, crazy ride, and they say I’m pretty good at making people laugh. Luckily for me, it’s an election year, and I got a stimulus package for your ass!"
They’ve already filmed footage of Rock in London and South Africa and across America, and now there’s only one thing left to film before it debuts Sept. 27: Just look at the Ticketmaster banner on my page…
Related: Here is a snippet Chris Rock filmed for a different HBO project, the documentary film, The Black List.