Chris Rock has shared the first trailer for his upcoming film Amsterdam, and it looks seriously good. With a huge ensemble cast including Margot Robbie, Christian Bale and Taylor Swift, the comedian’s fans have been full of compliments for the first look.
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In the trailer, Chris, who plays a character called Milton, calls out his friend after finding him in a bizarre situation, saying: “Harold, I don't know what you think you're doing... You got a dead white man in a box. Not even a casket! Doesn't even have a top on it. In a pine box... Who do you think's gonna be in trouble here?”
WATCH: Chris Rock stars in Amsterdam trailer
Discussing the trailer, one person wrote: “Looks HILARIOUS! Great to see all this talent in one project,” while another added: “I dunno... I think it's missing a few superstars.”
The film is also set to star Rami Malek, Zoe Saldana, Anya Taylor-Joy, Robert De Niro and Michael Shannon. Sign us up!
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Amsterdam is Chris’ first major film project since making worldwide headlines after being slapped live on air by Will Smith at the 2022 Oscars. The comedian had made a joke about Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head when the King Richard actor took to the stage to hit Chris, before shouting: “Keep my wife’s name out of your [expletive] mouth.”
We can't wait to see Chris in Amsterdam
Will has since apologised to Chris, and has been banned from any Academy events for the next ten years. In a statement, he said: "I would like to publicly apologise to you, Chris. I was out of line and I was wrong. I am embarrassed and my actions were not indicative of the man I want to be.
“There is no place for violence in a world of love and kindness. I would also like to apologize to the Academy, the producers of the show, all the attendees and everyone watching around the world. I would like to apologize to the Williams Family and my King Richard Family. I deeply regret that my behaviour has stained what has been an otherwise gorgeous journey for all of us. I am a work in progress."
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