It looks like ole Marty Mar is ready to make a comeback.
According to Variety.com, Showtime Network revealed this week that Martin Lawrence will break a 14-year streak and air a new comedy special. Filmed at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, Lawrence will touch on topical issues while infusing his own wit and signature delivery.
We’re so thrilled to announce the premiere date of Martin Lawrence’s new comedy special! On the heels of his sold-out national tour, Lawrence hits the stage in this long-awaited stand-up special, MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT premiering Friday, September 9at 9 p.m. ET/PT. This is his first stand-up special in 14 years!
Filmed live at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT showcases his impeccable comedic skills, physicality and engaging wit. Delivering an unforgettable night of impressions and insights, he touches on everything from sex and relationships to President Obama, Bill Cosby, Hollywood and more. Lawrence is back in a big way and will leave viewers in hysterics, from start to finish.
Directed by David Raynr, MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT is executive produced by Lawrence and Studio71’s Gary Binkow and Michael Green. Producers include Barry Ehrmann, Robert Lawrence, Rae Proctor, Sean Lampkin and Michael Hubbard with production company You So Crazy and Studio71.
Call it a major comeback for Lawrence. In addition to the comedy special, plans were announced earlier this month for a 3rd and 4th installment of the popular Bad Boys franchise starring Lawrence and Will Smith.