Chris Tucker brings comedy tour to SA

Chris Tucker
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American comedian Chris Tucker, renowned for his role as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour franchise alongside Jackie Chan, is coming to South Africa.

The 46-year-old actor will bring his comedy tour to Cape Town on 7 November, before making his way to Durban on 9 November. He will end it with a show in Johannesburg on 10 November.

Tickets go on sale on 2 August, starting at R345 (Durban) and R460 (Johannesburg and Cape Town). The VIP experience will set you back R1800, while the VVIP package cost R2000.

Tucker rose to stardom on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s.

In recent years, he made a mark for his supporting role in Oscar-nominated 2013 film Silver Linings Playbook – co-starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert DeNiro.

He will next appear in Rush Hour 4, scheduled to hit cinemas next year.