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  1. Nicholas Stoller Talks Adam McKay's Uptown Saturday Night Remake...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Collider

    ... for both The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted , and he's currently working on a high-profile Uptown Saturday Night remake that would see the comedic pairing of Denzel Washington and Will Smith under the direction of Anchorman and Step Brothers helmer ...

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  2. COLUMN: Perry Bergson - April 21, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday | Times-Herald

    ... that I had been to them before but for whatever reason, I have a clear recollection of a film called Uptown Saturday Night. It starred Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson and a young Richard Pryor. It's a comedy about a guy ...

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  3. Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend with Bill Cosby at Treasure Island Theatre, 5/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... credits include "Obkb," "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Man and Boy" and "Uptown Saturday Night." Few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Cosby, who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philadelphia housing ...

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  4. The King Center to Welcome Bill Cosby, 11/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Spy and in the 1980's, he again rocked the television world with The Cosby Show. With hit movies like Uptown Saturday Night and best-selling books like Fatherhood, Bill Cosby is quite simply a national treasure with the unique ability to touch ...

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  5. Adam McKay To Adapt Financial Crisis Drama The Big ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... demand the help of the Federal Reserve. Sadly, this likely means that all sides couldn't put together Uptown Saturday Night , where McKay was set to direct both Denzel Washington and Will Smith in a remake of the Sidney Poitier/Bill Cosby comedy. ...

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  6. Documentary to spotlight Jersey City native Flip WilsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Jersey Journal

    ... is what you get." After the show ended, Wilson did a cameo as Reverend Leroy in the hit comedy film "Uptown Saturday Night" and did several specials for NBC, appeared in commercials and in 1985 returned to television in the short-lived family comedy ...

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  7. Bill Cosby Coming to Van Wezel, 3/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a fresh, laughter-splashed perspective on their own domestic lives." In addition to hit movies, like Uptown Saturday Night and best-selling books, Cosby has received a string of prestigious awards including: the Kennedy Center Honors, the ...

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  8. Director Adam McKay Says There Won't Be an Anchorman 3; Sheds Doubt on Step Brothers 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Collider

    ... so there's indeed a silver lining. As for the near future, McKay believes his next film will be Uptown Saturday Night starring Will Smith . He offered a promising update on the project to Empire: "You never fully know, but [ Uptown Saturday Night ] ...

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  9. Re: Person Of The Day: Bill Cosby | News OneRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... to his studies in the 1970s despite massive fame as a comedian and actor in classic films such as Uptown Saturday Night . Yet failure visited Cosby's career in the form of critically panned films and shows that were canceled despite the comedian ...

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  10. Happy Birthday To Pleasantville's Sir Sidney PoitierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Pleasantville Daily Voice

    ... on the list of 25. Poitier has directed a number of popular movies, such as "A Piece of the Action," "Uptown Saturday Night," "Let's Do It Again" (with friend Bill Cosby) and "Stir Crazy" (starring Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder). In 2002, ...

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  11. Re: Person Of The Day: Bill Cosby | News OneRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... to his studies in the 1970s despite massive fame as a comedian and actor in classic films such as Uptown Saturday Night . Yet failure visited Cosby's career in the form of critically panned films and shows that were canceled despite the comedian ...

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  12. Re: Person Of The Day: Bill Cosby | News OneRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... to his studies in the 1970s despite massive fame as a comedian and actor in classic films such as Uptown Saturday Night . Yet failure visited Cosby's career in the form of critically panned films and shows that were canceled despite the comedian ...

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  13. Person Of The Day: Bill CosbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... to his studies in the 1970s despite massive fame as a comedian and actor in classic films such as Uptown Saturday Night . Yet failure visited Cosby's career in the form of critically panned films and shows that were canceled despite the comedian ...

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  14. Bill Cosby at the Capitol CenterRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Emmy Awards. In the 80s he starred in the TV pop-culture hit "The Cosby Show." His films include "Uptown Saturday Night" and his best-selling books include "Fatherhood." Friday night's show is sold out but tickets remain for Sunday's 7:30 p.m. ...

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  15. Legendary Entertainer Bill Cosby to Return to Treasure Island, 3/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... credits include "Obkb," "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Man and Boy" and "Uptown Saturday Night." Few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Cosby, who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philadelphia housing ...

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  16. Crossroads' rocky roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2014 | Courier News

    ... reading would be no problem. That was immediately set for Feb. 16. Scheduling noted writer Richard ("Uptown Saturday Night") Wesley to discuss his career was a bit more difficult. As a result, "Legacy Month" had to spill over to March 2. But what ...

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  17. 'Anchorman 2' director in talks with Will Smith for Philly-shot remakeRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | Philly.com

    ... with Will Ferrell /Ron Burgundy. McKay confirmed that his next project will hopefully be a remake of "Uptown Saturday Night" that would star Will Smith . "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" director Nicholas Stoller will update the original 1974 film ...

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  18. Associated Press It would be so Fresh: Will Smith may star in a remake of "Uptown Saturday Night."Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2013 | Philly.com

    ... with Will Ferrell /Ron Burgundy. McKay confirmed that his next project will hopefully be a remake of "Uptown Saturday Night" that would star Will Smith . "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" director Nicholas Stoller will update the original 1974 film ...

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  19. MandelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2013 | The Mumpsimus

    ... and de Klerk . He told us some stories of working with Sidney Poitier (who he'd first worked with on Uptown Saturday Night ), and of his research for the film. I had no access to Showtime, no way to see the movie when it aired, but my father agreed ...

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  20. 'Uptown Saturday Night' remake starring Denzel Washington, Will Smith still in the worksRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2013 | Weekend

    much-anticipated remake of the classic comedy Uptown Saturday Night , starring Will Smith and Denzel Washington , is still in the works, according to a new report from Variety. Warner Brothers, which is developing the project, has signed on ...

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