Marlon Wayans wasn’t afraid of showing off his assets in his new Netflix movie ‘Naked’. According to the 44-year-old he worked his ass off pun intended to prepare for the film and we have to say the hard work paid off.
“It’s a nice butt right?” he laughed. “The best compliment I got was from a girl who was like I want an ass like Marlon’s.”
In the film Wayan’s plays a guy who is about to be married, but can’t quite make it down the aisle because he keeps waking up naked on an elevator. So how naked was he?
“I was naked, naked. I had a sock on [my junk] and tucked his friends in there with him,” he joked. “That was it.”
But besides showing off his glutes Wayans said he wanted to do a fun romantic comedy that men and women could enjoy. “I have a lot of female fans so this is a movie that women could enjoy and their boyfriends could watch with them.”
Wayans re-teams with his Scary Movie co-star Regina Hall who plays his soon to be wife, so it’s no surprise the duo have great chemistry.
Meanwhile Dennis Haysbert plays Hall’s overprotective father, and Loretta Devine, who plays Wayans’ mother, star in a film together again for the first time since Waiting to Exhale.
You can catch Marlon in Naked on Netflix now.
5 Reasons You Need To Know Daveed Diggs
If you don’t know the name Daveed Diggs you will now! The Oakland native is definitely one to watch in Hollywood. Here are five reasons why.
1. He has already taken Broadway by storm.
In 2016 Diggs nabbed a Tony and a Grammy award for his role as Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson in “Hamilton.” Believe it or not Diggs didn’t even audition for the role. While substitute teaching in Marin County, CA he met Hamilton’s eventual star and creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and director, Thomas Kail who invited him to join their free-style rap group and later helped them craft the fast-rapping revolutionary.
2. He’s funny.
Diggs is proving he’s also got some amazing comedy chops with two memorable recurring sitcom roles: one as Perry, the crush du jour for Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the other on ABC’s black-ish as Johan, the free-spirited brother of Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross). In fact, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wrote the role for Diggs after being “blown away” by his performance on stage.
3. His first feature film Wonder is in theaters now.
In the film based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Diggs plays Mr. Browne the fifth grade teacher at the school where lead Jacob Tremblay attends. Diggs landed the role after wrapping his run in “Hamilton” and told HH it was like a crash course in film acting alongside Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
4. He’s a rapper.
His experimental noise rap group Clipping has garnered a major cult following on Youtube. Their LP CLPPNG was an Album Of The Week back in 2014. And in 2016 the trio performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote the release of their six-track EP Wriggle.
5. He is executive producer of ABC’s The Mayor.
The show about a struggling young rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) who runs for local office (and wins) to boost his popularity, debuted this Fall and already is garnering wave reviews. Not surprisingly Diggs and his Clipping bandmates William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes, also produce all the music for the show.
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