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‘Interesting title’: Fans Convinced Chris Rock Will Mega Troll Will Smith in New Netflix Comedy Special ‘Selective Outrage’ Set for March 2023 Release

‘Interesting title’: Fans Convinced Chris Rock Will Mega Troll Will Smith in New Netflix Comedy Special ‘Selective Outrage’ Set for March 2023 Release

Almost a year after the infamous Oscar slap, comedian Chris Rock will be back live on stage as Netflix announces the release date of his comedy special entitled Selective Outrage. This will be Rock’s second stand-up comedy for Netflix which will stream globally.

Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars Selective Outrage
Chris Rock

Selective Outrage will go live on March 4, 2023 at 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET. Netflix has also released a trailer and a poster to market the special event. This is also a huge leap for Netflix as the company introduces live-streaming events.

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Chris Rock’s Selective Outrage Netflix Special Hints At Will Smith’s Oscar Slap

The 94th Academy Awards is one of the most unforgettable events in the history of 2022, especially made famous by the controversial Oscar slap. Fans would remember that actor Will Smith unhesitatingly hit the comedian host Chris Rock after the latter joked about Jada Pinkett Smith’s health condition. Later on, Smith received his Best Actor Award.

Will Smith Oscars
Will Smith, 94th Academy Awards

Public apologies have been made, but it seems that this infamous event will not die so soon, not after Chris Rock returns to the stage for his second stand-up comedy show. Fans should not get too shocked if there will be a few jabs at Will Smith during the event.

Chris Rock, for most people who don’t know, started his career in the 1980s before he appeared in Saturday Night Live. He bagged a series of comedy specials over the decade, and this catapulted his career to its height. Rock is also known for writing the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, a story based on his childhood in New York.

Netflix is also working on its comedy specials this year, including the Netflix is a Joke festival. The event hosted 330 comedians from all over the world, and many of the sets were recorded and released on Netflix. Chris Rock’s comedy special Selective Outrage will be the first to be recorded live.

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Fans Expect Chris Rock To Troll Will Smith On His Stand-Up Show

Will Smith The Daily Show Selective Outrage
Will Smith

Since the Oscar slap has become the biggest event in Will Smith’s and Chris Rock’s careers, fans believe it is inevitable that the comedian will take a few jabs at the infamous incident in the upcoming show. Check out their tweets below:

Clearly, this is a pool of mixed reactions and opinions from fans, but one thing is for sure: Will Smith will be one of the contents of Chris Rock’s Selective Outrage comedy show.

Catch Chris Rock’s Selective Outrage on Netflix this March 4, 2023.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Written by Ariane Cruz

Content writer at FandomWire.