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Marlon Wayans

Marlon Wayans On The 'Cyclical' Nature Of Racial Comedy

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.25.2016 | Black Voices

It's been 20 years since the comedic spoof "Don't be a Menace" was released, and Marlon Wayans, the film's star, still doesn't regret a single...

Marlon Wayans Wants To Make 'White Chicks 2'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Now that Marlon Wayans' Instagram photo has surpassed 300,000 likes, the actor told The Huffington Post it's his "mission" to make "White Chic...

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Parody To Star Marlon Wayans

AP | By LAURI NEFF | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — What do you get when you take one of the year's biggest box office hits — "Fifty Shades of Grey" — and turn it over to funny man...

Watch Lost Audition Footage Of Marlon Wayans As Richard Pryor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.24.2015 | Entertainment

Last summer, Mike Epps was cast to play Richard Pryor in a film about the iconic late comedian from director Lee Daniels. But back in 2009, Marlon Way...

The Gift From His Son That Brought Marlon Wayans To Tears

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 06.19.2014 | Parents

When asked to reveal one of the most humbling moments of his life during a Tuesday HuffPost Live appearance, actor and comedian Marlon Wayans describe...

Why Marlon Wayans Thought Justin Bieber's N-Word Video Was Funny

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.18.2014 | Black Voices

Comedian Marlon Wayans was recently scrutinized for intentionally skewering the name of African cities while hosting the MTV African Music Awards, but...

A Hilarious Reunion Between Kym Whitley And Marlon Wayans

Posted 02.20.2014 | OWN

As a working mom in Hollywood, Kym Whitley does her fair share of juggling her day job as a comedienne with her home life raising her toddler, Joshua...

If Disney Villains Were Broadway Stars...

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy

In honor of Halloween and all that is scary, American Idol finalist and YouTube sensation, Toderick Hall collaborated with Marlon Wayans' company, "Wh...

WATCH: 'A Dedication To Trayvon Martin'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices

As controversy surrounding the acquittal of George Zimmerman continues to make headlines throughout the county, various public figures are also contin...

ReThink Review: The Heat -- the McCarthy Machine Rolls On

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I was nicely surprised by The Heat. McCarthy is such a force to be reckoned with that she may very well be the most talented, bankable comedic actress (or actor) working today.

Richard Pryor Biopic Makes A Major Change

Posted 04.03.2013 | Black Voices

As development for Richard Pryor’s biopic continues, the much anticipated flick has made another adjustment to its ever-changing production team. ...

WATCH: ‘People Who Are Innately Funny Are Innately Disturbed,’ Says Keenen Ivory Wayans

OWN | Posted 03.06.2013 | OWN

Is being funny something that can be learned? When Keenen Ivory Wayans and his siblings Kim, Shawn and Marlon sat down with Oprah for “Oprah’s Nex...

WATCH: Keenen Ivory Wayans On The Epiphany That Made Him A Better Man

OWN | Posted 03.01.2013 | OWN

The Wayans family has long been known for their comedic timing, sense of humor and effortless ability to make audiences laugh. But when Keenen Ivory W...

LOOK: Paula Abdul, Omar Epps Come To Mari Vanna For Creative Coalition Inauguration Celebration

Posted 01.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local Russians wanting a reminder of the mother country weren't the only ones at D.C.'s newest Russian restaurant on Sunday night. P...

WATCH: Marlon Wayans Lampoons Lance Armstrong

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

As the world reacts to Lance Armstrong's doping admission, comedian and actor Marlon Wayans says we shouldn't be so surprised by what happened. "I ...

Marlon Wayans’ Advice For Katt Williams

The Urban Daily | Posted 01.17.2013 | Black Voices

Comedians are part of a very special fraternity. It takes unique skill to draw upon the world’s problems (as well as their own) to illicit a laugh. ...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: A Haunted House

Dan Persons | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The second week of 2013 sees yet another film that doesn't aspire to the bottom-of-the-barrel stature usually typified by early-in-the-year releases. A Haunted House sets out to deflate found-footage horror, and more often than not hits its targets quite capably.

Weekend Box Office: Zero Dark Thirty Tops While Gangster Squad Disappoints and Haunted House Exceeds Expectations

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty finally went wide this weekend and it grossed $24 million to top the weekend box office. All eyes were on this one, with the big question being whether critical acclaim and film punditry would translate into mainstream interest.

Marlon Wayans' A Haunted House Shows Found Footage Flaws

Gideon Resnick | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Gideon Resnick

It would be easy to blame the film's shortcomings on its found footage aesthetic. The choice to shoot A Haunted House like this really didn't help Mr. Wayans' cause.

Last Night In New York City: 'In Living Color' Cast Honored

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Black Voices

The legendary (and hilarious) cast of "In Living Color" was honored last night at the 10th Annual TV Land Awards in New York City. The Wayans clan...

'In Living Color' Returns! Fox Bringing Back Classic Comedy Show

Posted 12.29.2011 | Entertainment

"In Living Color" is coming back to life. At least for a little while. Fox announced on Friday that they will revive the classic 90s sketch comedy ...

Blame Audiences, Not Black Men in Drag

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

If we as African-Americans are genuinely tired of Black men in drag, then let's act like it. Don't support it. Or at the minimum, make room in our disposable income to support more types of movies.

Adam Sandler & Chris Rock Talk Richard Pryor Biopic

MTV Movie News | Eric Ditzian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Richard Pryor died in 2005 at the age of 65, leaving behind a legacy of legendary comedy -- and equally legendary debauchery. He was the guy a generat...

Shawn & Marlon Wayans: Barack Obama Is 'Shaft'

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Shawn and Marlon Wayans, the two youngest out of the legendary Wayans family, made their mark on the world of comedy, television and film, but always ...

Wayans Brothers SUED For Stealing Book Idea

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — A former assistant to the Wayans Brothers has sued the comedy team for unspecified damages, saying they snatched his "You know you're...