Warner Bros. Pictures has a new movie coming out based on a DC graphic novel, but unlike the publisher's other comics, this movie is a gritty crime story with no superpowers and stars top Hollywood talent. The Kitchen stars Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy and Elizabeth Moss as wives of Irish mobsters in 1970s New York City set for release on August 8. Kathy (McCarthy), Ruby (Haddish) and Claire (Moss) are the wives of Irish mobsters in Hell's Kitchen. When their husbands get arrested by the FBI, the three women begin taking over the crime operations of the mob in order to survive.The original comics series by the same name written by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle released on the DC Vertigo label in 2014. Production on the adaptation began in 2017 when screenwriter Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) was brought on by New Line Cinema to write, produce and direct the film. Warner Bros. Pictures didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. … [Read more...] about Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy star in DC’s The Kitchen
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It’s been said often enough to become cliché that humor is a kind of armor. For funny-woman Tiffany Haddish, that armor came at a cost. In the September issue of Glamour, the 38-year-old comedian opens up about a painful and life-changing sexual assault at the hands of a police cadet. Haddish was just 17-years-old at the time, she says. “That whole experience put me in such a messed-up place for a long time, and I ended up going to counseling,” Haddish told writer Niela Orr. Haddish told Orr that she reported the incident when it happened, but nothing came of it. She added that she wasn’t sure what justice would look like in that incident. “Me just yelling out people’s names with no thought behind it is pointless. I need a plan,” Haddish said. “I could be a voice, but what’s a voice going to do—just keep talking? Or is there action behind it?” Since the rape, Haddish says she’s developed a brashness towards … [Read more...] about Tiffany Haddish Reveals She Was Raped as a Teen by a Police Cadet
“I might Elizabeth Taylor this thing. You don’t know.” “I’m not an actor, I’m a [standup, scene-stealing movie] star!” Tiffany Haddish is the first black woman standup to ever host Saturday Night Live in its four-plus decades. So, yeah, that’s one of those disappointing SNL facts that you can’t unlearn, but Tiffany Haddish, riding the deserved popularity of her breakout supporting role in Girls Trip, strode past the past in her proudly recycled red carpet dress. In her standup, Haddish mines her hardscrabble background for laughs, and there’s a winning element of the unapologetic underdog to her persona that is irresistible, especially in her exuberant opening monologue. Haddish, busting out some fine dance moves in that $4,000 dress after commanding the band to hit it, enthused about her childhood love of SNL, even as she highlighted how the show’s well-documented whiteness put her in a difficult position trying to … [Read more...] about Tiffany Haddish rules over a solid
Comedians Lil’ Rel Howery and Tiffany Haddish are besties. While both of their stars are shining brighter with each new role and opportunity, things were always this golden for the both of them. The two comedic counterparts often think back over their struggles and laugh at Tiffany’s almost broken down Geo Tracker, their tiny apartments, and constant auditions. When Lil’ Rel stopped by The Root’s office to talk about his show Rel, we asked him to tell us a story about his comedy bestie, Tiffany Haddish, and what he shared with us about her undeniable will and humbling journey will motivate you to reach any goal you’ve set for yourself. … [Read more...] about Lil’ Rel Knew His Bestie Tiffany Haddish Would Have a Successful Career
September 2018 is officially gonna be lit, y’all. Just when we’d finished gushing in anticipation of Beyoncé’s next Vogue cover—shot by the first black cover photographer in the magazine’s 126-year history—fellow Condé Nast publication Glamour is bringing its own bit of #blackgirlmagic to the table, giving its most coveted cover of the year to Tiffany Haddish. Styled by celebrity favorite Law Roach in Valentino, Gucci, Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Furstenberg, Tory Burch, Giuseppe Zannoti and ASOS, Haddish livens up the streets of New York City in a series of photos by Billy Kidd—with makeup and hair by by black celebrity artists Dionne Wynn and Oscar James, respectively. And back-to-school season becomes even more colorful with our favorite funny girl, who next plays a teacher opposite Kevin Hart in Night School and tells interviewer Niela Orr if she wasn’t a comedic star, she’d likely have been a sex-ed teacher, joking, … [Read more...] about She’s So Colorful: Tiffany Haddish Covers Glamour’s September Issue!