Brandon T. Jackson is a multifaceted young actor carving his own path in Hollywood. Earning critical praise, he started out in stand-up comedy and has evolved into a burgeoning young film and television star. He won Black Reel’s 2006 Best Breakthrough Performance award for his part in Fox Searchlight’s “Roll Bounce.” Daily Variety named him one of “10 Comics to Watch” and in 2011 Hollywood Reporter named him to their prestigious “35 under 35: Next Gen” list.
Brandon can be seen in the Lionsgate film “Get a Job”, hitting theaters on March 25, 2016. And is also currently executive producing and starring in “Living With Funny,” a docu-series which airs on Oxygen Network, and premiered on April 12, 2016. He also co-stars on the original Hulu series “Deadbeat.”
Jackson received rave reviews for his role as the satyr Grover Underwood, the best friend and protector of “Percy Jackson, The Lightning Thief” released in 2010 with Rosario Dawson, Uma Thurman and Pierce Brosnan. He continued his role as Grover Underwood in the second installment of Fox studio’s box office hit “Percy Jackson: The Sea of Monsters” released in 2013.
Jackson starred opposite NBA basketball superstar Kevin Durant in “Thunderstruck”; and Martin Lawrence in the third incarnation of the highly profitable “Big Momma’s House” franchise released by Fox in 2011, in which he played Lawrence’s son and the two went undercover to solve a murder.
Jackson is perhaps best known as Alpha Chino from the runaway hit “Tropic Thunder.” The ensemble cast included Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black. The role earned Jackson a Best Supporting Actor nomination from the Black Reel Awards. He has also starred in “Thunderstruck,” the third incarnation of Fox’s “Big Momma’s House” franchise and Warner Bros.’ “Lottery Ticket.”
Jackson grew up in Detroit with seven siblings and parents who were both pastors. He is currently touring the country as a headlining comedian, where his humor straddles the fence between his youth of growing up in suburbia and the inner city. He now lives in Los Angeles.
Winner of 2013 Bay Area Black Comedy Competition & One of the NYC Kings of Comedy Superstar Rip Micheals is named one of comedy's most influential people on stage! Born and raised in Chicago, Il Rip Micheals uses his take no prisoners style to keep audiences entertained and in tears with laughter as he touches on universal issues such as relationships, world issues and therapeutic value of good life. Rip's keen sense of humor has allowed him to appear on such tv shows as Centric According to Him & Her, Starz Stannd Dup, BET's Comic View, Jamie Fox's Laffapoolza, Showtime @ The Apollo, HBO's PDiddy Bad Boys of Comedy, MTV's Wannabees and Comedy Central. Judge Joe Brown, Peoples Court, Law & Order Criminal Intent, USA Royal Pains
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PETE is the newest featured player on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. This past summer, he shot a small fun role in Judd Apatow’s film TRAINWRECK and was named one of VARIETY’S TOP TEN COMICS TO WATCH for 2014. He starred opposite Justin Long and Nick Frost in the pilot SOBER COMPANION for FOX, with Don Scardino directing. His standup has been featured on ADAM DEVINE'S HOUSE PARTY on Comedy Central, and his late night stand up debut aired this past spring on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE. Pete has been featured on Nick Cannon's WILD N OUT reboot and GUY CODE on MTV, and he was a New Face at Just for Laughs Montreal in 2013.