International award winning actor, and comedian Chris Tucker who is best known for his comedic role as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. AEG LIVE is excited to announce Chris Tucker will be taking the stage at Buell Theatre on Saturday, March 28, 2015. To perform his world famous stand-up comedy. His comedy is what Chris has always been known and loved for on and off screen all over the world. He has received rave reviews in Asia, UK, Australia, and the Middle East. His first cinematic debut was in House Party 3 and he continued gaining fame during his time on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam during the 90’s. He shot to front and center after appearing alongside Ice Cube in the hit comedy Friday in 1995. Next he starred with Charlie Sheen in Money Talks and when he negotiated the unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3 that made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood!
In 2011 Tucker made his comeback to stand-up comedy and the next year returned to film in the Oscar Nominated, Academy Award winning drama Silver Linings Playbook with Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, and Jennifer Lawrence which was well received by critics and audiences alike. You can get your Chris Tucker comedy tickets here! Chris was among the winners of the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast in 2012 and he hosted the 2013 BET Awards.
His career in films has grossed Chris over one billion in box office sales world-wide and he is currently kicking off his 2015 U.S. comedy tour and his next project will be his very own standup film, Chris Tucker Live. Chris spends much of his time being a humanitarian travelling around the world, doing philanthropic work to make a difference thru his Chris Tucker Foundation.