Rush Hour star Chris Tucker is to headline his first full-length standup comedy special this summer, Netflix announced Monday.
Chris Tucker Live is to premiere exclusively via the streaming service July 10. The program was taped at the historic Fox Theatre in Tucker's hometown of Atlanta, Ga.
"I'm thrilled to be partnering with Netflix, one of the true global leaders in entertainment, on my first comedy special," Tucker said in a statement. "Before people started seeing me in movies, I was doing standup. It's always been a part of me, and now I'm excited to share it with my fans around the world."
"Chris Tucker is a true global movie star and a one-of-a-kind talent whose remarkable energy, delivery and original style make him one of the funniest comedians of our time," added Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer. "We cannot wait to share his distinct and hilarious voice with our members across the globe."