staying busy I see from the NY Times piece below….
Mr. Rock with Julie Delpy in “2 Days in New York.”…Magnolia pictures
“On a recent morning Mr. Rock, the 47-year-old comedian and actor, was waiting to be called into work on “Grown Ups 2,” a sequel to the lucrative (if critically derided) Adam Sandler comedy about reunited school pals, which he’s been filming since May. Nothing else coming up on his schedule is emblematically Rock-like either, from his role in Julie Delpy’s “2 Days in New York”— a sequel to her film “2 Days in Paris,” opening Friday, in which he plays her live-in boyfriend who is overwhelmed by the arrival of her French relatives — to his work as executive producer of a new FX talk show, “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell.”
Feeling compelled to engage with live audiences again — “It’s time for me to hit the stage or something,” Mr. Rock said — he dove into this conversation as if it were a warm-up act. He was in an expansive, reflective but talkative mood, eager to discuss his career trajectory; why he says “Grown Ups” is better than “The Artist”; recent controversies in comedy (including one he started); and what could keep him from returning to the stand-up clubs anytime soon. Whether he was double-fisting glasses of lemonade and Starbucks coffee, sprawled out on a couch or falling to his knees (as sometimes happens when he gets worked up), Mr. Rock was endlessly animated and never, ever shy with his feelings…..
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