Netflix is bringing a King into a stand-up comedy empire.
“King of Queens” star Kevin James is a latest comic to book a stand-up special with a streaming network, with an hour-long uncover set to premiere in 2018.
He’s a latest further to an substantial list of comedians who have sealed deals with Netflix in new months, fasten associate large names Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Louis C.K., Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld.
James, 51, is mostly famous for his behaving roles on radio and in films like “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” and “I Now Pronounce You Chuck Larry,” though he has substantial story on a stand-up theatre as well.
He starred in his initial stand-up special, “Sweat a Small Stuff,” in 2001, and he’s mostly toured as well. He’s set to perform a span of stand-up routines in Huntington, Long Island subsequent month.
In further to his newly announced Netflix gig, James now stars in and executive produces a CBS sitcom “Kevin Can Wait,” in that he plays a recently late military officer who gets some-more than he bargained for in his family life after he hangs adult a uniform.
He also starred in a Netflix comedy film “True Memoirs of an International Assassin” final year, and is set to seem in another Netflix original, Adam Sandler’s “Sandy Wexler,” when it premieres subsequent month.