Cedric Antonio Kyles is better known by his stage name, Cedric the Entertainer. He is an American actor, game show host, and comedian. Born in Missouri, Cedric does not come from a family involved in show business. However, he eventually decided to pursue acting professionally, when he auditioned and received his first role as The Cowardly Lion. Soon, Cedric the Entertainer expanded his career, playing the role of Steve Harvey’s friend on ‘The Steve Harvey Show’. He also appeared in movies like ‘Barbershop’, ‘Intolerable Cruelty’, ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’. Apart from that, Cedric has also lent his voice to the ‘Madagascar‘ movies and ‘Charlotte’s Web’.
Although his acting career continued to grow, Cedric the Entertainer never gave up on comedy, and one of his acts was made into a film by Spike Lee, titled ‘The Original Kings of Comedy’. Cedric is also known for having hosted a season of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’. He also starred in ‘The Soul Man’, a sitcom which is a spin-off of ‘Hot in Cleveland’. In 2019, Cedric is supposed to receive a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. So now you must be wondering what is the next Cedric the Entertainer movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Cedric the Entertainer films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Cedric the Entertainer movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
6. Son of the South (TBA)
‘Son of the South’ is an upcoming American biographical film based on Bob Zellner’s autobiography, titled, ‘The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement’. It tells the story of the grandson of Klansman (a member of the Ku Klux Klan) who comes of age in the deep south in Alabama. He decides to join the Civil Rights Movement in 1961. Cedric the Entertainer appears in the role of Reverend Ralph Abernathy. Spike Lee is executive producing the project and we expect it to be a gripping tale that will be accentuated by Cedric’s performance.
5. Poor Greg Drowning (TBA)
‘Poor Greg Drowning’ is an upcoming comedy where Greg is a love addict who has been dumped by his girlfriend for the couple’s therapist. Greg is depressed, unemployed and heartbroken. He must find a roommate to help pay the rent but the man manages to scare away all the potential candidates. Finally, a girl named Peyton moves in and Greg falls madly in love with her. Cedric the Entertainer is on board as the narrator of the movie and you can be sure that he will bring the comedy to life.