CBS has ordered a comedy pilot starring Martin Lawrence.
Written by Mike Lisbe and Nate Reger ($#*! My Dad Says), the untitled project will star Lawrence as a widowed father of two teens, who, after losing ...
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CBS is developing a pair of sitcoms for comedian Martin Lawrence, with an eye toward shooting one of them as a pilot.
Bernie Mac creator and The Daily Show contributor Larry Wilmore is behind one of the shows, while the other is from Rules of Engagement creator Tom Hertz and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison production company.
In the Wilmore script, Lawrence would play a...
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Lawrence, 46, is in negotiations with CBS for a deal that would see the actor and comedian star in and executive-produce his own series for the network. The show, which...
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