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Comedian Cedric the Entertainer to Make Directorial Debut With 'Chicago'

March 14, 2008 (8:15 am) GMT
The comedian who appeared in 'Be Cool' with John Travolta has been tapped to direct his first feature film 'Chicago Pulaski Jones'.

The funny man in "Barbershop" movie has jumped in on the chance to helm a comedy project. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 43-year-old actor will be making his directorial debut with the indie film "Chicago Pulaski Jones".

In the film to be produced by A Bird and A Bear Entertainment, the co-star of in "" will also act as the film's star. Joining him in the cast are Kel Mitchell, Tommy Davidson and Gary Sturgis.

Penned by Mitchell and Janice Woody, the film resolves around Jones, a young championship dancer seeking to make his name famous in the big city. However, when he arrives at the city, his uncle is murdered. Hence, he becomes a vigilante to avenge his death. The film is expected to be done in 2009.

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