Hollywood Live: Alfonso Ribeiro doesn’t want to work with Tyler Perry | Box office woes | Idris Elba narrates new series

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Alfonso Ribeiro attends the Disney 2024 Upfront at the North Javits Center on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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Alfonso Ribeiro Declines Tyler Perry Collaboration to Regain Hollywood Notoriety

Alfonso Ribeiro doesn’t want to work with Tyler Perry to regain Hollywood notoriety. After a recent interview with Closer Weekly, the former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actor shared that his acting career had stalled after famously playing Carlton Banks.

“It was one of the greatest roles that I ever was fortunate enough to play, but it was also the role that stopped me from acting again because people couldn’t see me as anything else,” he told the outlet.

Then, somebody suggested on social media that he work with Tyler Perry to restart his career. At which point, the television host and occasional actor shoot off the comment, “I don’t need or ever want that man to do anything for me.”

Okay, well you see that’s because Alfonso is doing quite fine, thank you. As host of America’s Funniest Videos and Dancing with the Stars, I don’t think he needs any Tyler Perry money or drama.

Box Office Woes: Studios Concerned About Diminishing Returns This Summer

The news this past week has been full of stories about diminishing returns at the box office, and quite frankly, the studios are a little bit worried about the summer. But we’ll keep you updated on a list of things to check out.

Idris Elba Narrates National Geographic Series; ‘Hitman’ Action Comedy Romance Coming to Netflix

Idris Elba, left, and Sabrina Elba address the audience during the 55th NAACP Image Awards, Saturday, March 16, 2024, at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Idris Elba is narrating a National Geographic series about the millions of soldiers erased from World War II history, and the action comedy romance, Hitman, is landing on Netflix. And you know what? There’s a bunch of new television, movies, music, and games headed to a device near you and we’re going to keep you updated on all of it.

And for all these stories and a whole lot more, don’t forget to follow Tanya Hart on social media @tanyahollywood and @aurnonline.


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