Netflix ‘The Closer’ Sixth First Sneak Peek: Dave Chappelle’s October Stand-Up Special
Dave Chappelle announced his sixth Netflix special ‘The Closer’ which would be the end of this cycle of series. This will most likely release on October 5th on all streaming platforms.
His previous Dave Chappelle series specials on Netflix include: ‘The Age of Spin’, ‘Deep in the hearts of Texas’, ‘Equanimity’, ‘The Bird Revelation’ and ‘Sticks and Stones’. People really loved these specials.
Dave Chappelle’s new trailer released
During the trailer launch, Chappelle said that a comedian has to speak recklessly. He then he started the trailer. From the trailer, we could see that it represented famous hits from the previous seasons. Dave also said, “Sometimes the funniest thing to say is to say.” However, he later explained that he didn’t mean to be mean to others. He explained that he said it because he seems funny. So, he emphasizes being mean and funny together.
Additionally, Stan Lathan, who directed Dave Chappelle’s first five films, is returning to Netflix. The latter only confirmed this news. The previous five specials were outstanding and were nominated in various categories at the Emmy and Grammy Awards. These specials are also estimated to have helped Chappelle earn around $20 million.
During the unprecedented times of COVID-19, Chappelle was busy on his YouTube documentary with Netflix. The documentary was “8:46” which revolved around the social elements, basically based on the death of George Floyd. It was half an hour of stand-up and focused on the discrimination that African-Americans go through. Later, he had some disputes related to contracts, so he was neutralizing them with Netflix for the return of his show ‘Chappelle’s Show’. Furthermore, he was also working on his documentary ‘Dave Chappelle: This time This Place’.
Chappelle spoke about the tough times of the pandemic at the Tribeca premiere held in June. He said he was “shocked” to see the same crowds on the roads again. Normalcy has returned to people’s lives. He was happy to see that everyone survived the difficult time. However, he also said, “I’m so sorry to any of you who lost someone or lost something due to this pandemic.”
Continuing the speech, he also urged the people to stick together. He asked that nothing can separate them “no matter what our country says, no matter what any corporation says.” In the end, he just asked them to help each other to survive.