• Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

    When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham, the force behind the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed concert film shot over two nights at the Charlotte Coliseum in North Carolina during

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    Walter Latham and Verizon partner to distribute comedy

    Walter Latham proved himself an innovator in 2000 when he broke the mold of how stand-up comedy was produced and perceived. That was the year he released The Original Kings of Comedy and as a result broke the careers of Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Since that time Latham has continued shine a light on talented comedians all the while embracing ever-changing technologies. He launched

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    Why Walter Latham’s ‘Comedy After Dark’ is important to the future of comedy

    When Walter Latham’s Comedy After Dark premieres this Sunday, Feb. 24 at 12:30 am on Comedy Central, it will not just be about the laughs. Sure, headliner Michael Blackson and comedians Kelly Walker, Steve Brown, Damon Williams, Howie Bell and Darius Bradford will deliver exactly what urban comedy fans desire, but for the show’s creator, Latham – the man behind the game changing, career-launching Original Kings of Comedy feature film

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    Walter Latham: I am the King of Urban Comedy (Interview)

    If you don’t know the name Walter Latham, you surely know his phenomenal work. His producing resume includes The Original Kings of Comedy, Queens of Comedy, Martin Lawerence’s Runteldat, Chris Rock’s Bring the Pain, and P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy. The Brooklyn native was recently selected by YouTube and Google to create original content on his own comedy channel which launches July 7. He’s receiving a share of the

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