We just discovered that the first official trailer for the new Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence film titled Death at a Funeral has just been released online and we seem to have a little controversy brewing amongst the media already.
First we have to state the facts of the movie in case you haven’t hear about it; Death at a Funeral is a remake of the 2007 British movie of the same name, Death at a Funeral which stars Rock and Lawrence, as well as Tracy Morgan and Kevin Hart just to name a few and takes place at a funeral ceremony that turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies. Now add all of that with a family twist.
Several media outlets have contacted us to suggest that the film is extremely racist amongst other things, and that they will report this as so. Some outlets have already launched their opinions as such, but we will reserve that right until we have seen the film. After all no one has screened the film yet, only the trailer. To us, it’s a bit difficult make any informed decision based on this few-minute trailer so let’s just wait and see. In the meantime here is the trailer;