12 Sep 2011

Kevin Hart’s “Laugh At My Pain” Brings In $2 Million At Box Office!

Kevin Hart’s new concert film “Laugh At My Pain,” released on only 97 screens over the weekend, outperformed the box office competition in per-screen averages, reporting a solid $20,619 per engagement, according to producers Codeblack Entertainment.
The film grossed over $2 million and set a record as the best performing concert series since Martin Lawrence’s Live: “Runteldat” in 2002. “Laugh At My Pain” is also the first film to debut over $2 million in fewer than 100 theaters since Chicago in 2002. [Watch the trailer below.]

“I am extremely proud of this project and to have had the opportunity to work with someone as talented and business savvy as Kevin Hart,” states Codeblack’s CEO Jeff Clanagan.
The theatrical release of “Laugh At My Pain” allows viewers to experience the stand-up stage show, complete with never-before-seen backstage footage. The film also shows Hart travelling back to Philadelphia where he began his journey.

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04 Apr 2011

Idris Elba to Open Health Clinic in Sierra Leone

British actor Idris Elba is planning to open a healthcare clinic in Sierra Leone to provide support for sick families in his father’s homeland. The actor was born in England to African parents and admits he’s “embarrassed” he’s never visited his father’s birthplace or his mother’s hometown in Ghana. So he’s putting together plans to [...]

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10 Mar 2011

Living in the Land of Make Believe: What’s Wrong With this Picture

*While Charlie Sheen continues to play out his erratic behavior in clear view, actor, author and activist, Isaiah Washington has been saving lives in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Charlie Sheen has had several bouts with drugs and pretty consistent unstable behavior, each time welcomed back into Hollywood with open arms. Although his latest antics have [...]

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