You go boy!! Martin Lawrence is still strong in show biz.
Martin Lawrence is a vet in the game of comedy, with his hit tv sitcom ‘Martin’ from the 90’s that ran seven successful seasons, to his star roles in ‘Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins’ to ‘Bad Boys’, working alonside iconic Will Smith. Martin has stayed true to his talent, continuously elevating, giving back and being mentors to some top names in the industry.
But more importantly, he’s never forgotten his fans. Believe it or not, it’s been 30 years since the first episode aired on his self titled sitcom, ‘Martin’. And fans have been sour ever since that last episode aired. But not to fret, because the cast, minus ‘Tommy’, God rest his soul; Cole, Gina, Pam and of course ole Marty Marr are coming back to bring the laughs in a 30 year reunion show will be a coming together of the cast mates and friends to discuss the high’s and lows of their career. Tommy Ford who played Tommy Strawn in the series died in 2016 from a surgery complication. The reunion will include the actors/actresses sharing some behind-the-scenes insight and talk about what the show meant to them and its legacy.
Martin: The Reunion release date
Martin: The Reunion premieres on BET Plus Thursday, June 16th. To date, no official announcements have been made as to whether or not the special will make its way to the cable network BET at some later date.
BET describes the premise of Martin: The Reunion as the following:
“The reunion special, hosted by comedian and actor Affion Crockett, will include Martin Lawrence (Martin), Tisha Campbell (Gina), Tichina Arnold (Pamela) and Carl Anthony Payne II (Cole), along with surprise guest appearances. Taking a look at the show’s origin and evolution; the reunion will feature interviews with the cast, original directors; special musical performances; and behind-the-scenes commentary on the importance and impact of the show that shaped a generation.”
I can’t wait!! Who was your favorite Martin character? Mine is Jerome. ooh aahh ooh ahhh watch yo mouf!!!