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Chris Tucker in Talks for Two New Films

Chris Tucker in Talks for Two New Films

The comedian's big screen hiatus may be over soon.

Published September 7, 2011

Chris Tucker may be making a long-awaited comeback with two new films this year.

 

The funnyman took a hiatus after Rush Hour 3 in 2007, but now, according to Variety, he’s in talks to join David O. Russell’s The Silver Linings Playbook and being considered for a key role in the 20th Century Fox's comedy Neighborhood Watch.

 

The Silver Linings Playbook stars Bradley Cooper as a former high school history teacher who moves in with his mother after he checks out of a mental institution. Tucker will play Cooper's friend who lives in a mental hospital.

 

In Neighborhood Watch, a group of suburban neighbors use their neighborhood watch meetings to escape their families. Tucker would play a recently divorced suburbanite. Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill also star.

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Written by Lisa Johnson

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