Entertainment "Uncle Buck" is back & black

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  1. boognishstern

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    ABC orders 'Uncle Buck' series reboot with Mike Epps

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    Mike Epps, right, stars with James Lesure, Sayid Shahidi, Allyrah Caldwell, Nia Long and Iman Benson in ABC's "Uncle Buck" reboot.

    (Mitchell Haaseth / ABC)
    By Scott Collins contact the reporter
    "Uncle Buck" is back.

    ABC has ordered a sitcom for the 2015-16 TV season based on the 1989 movie comedy starring John Candy.

    This time, the title role of an irresponsible but fun-loving middle-aged man who arrives to look after his brother's kids will be played by stand-up comic and "Next Friday" costar Mike Epps.

    The ABC version won't be the first time "Uncle Buck" has made it to the small screen. CBS tried a 1990 sitcom starring stand-up comic Kevin Meaney but it lasted less than a season.

    ABC will officially announce its fall schedule to advertisers next week in New York.

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    John Candy is rolling over in his grave.

    Uncle Buck Reggie.
     
  3. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh Do I look like I'm not stupid, Sal?! Gold

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    Uncle Newports
     
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    Uncle Shuck
     
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    ltd86 Racist Banned User

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    About time we allow 13% of the population to take over!
     
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    So devoid of originality that they just redo a white character instead of creating something new. I thought liberals were so creative though? Even if black or fag remakes are an attempt at trolling, they've demonstrated that they're out of ideas. Why all this capitulation to small minorities? Where's the eskimo Terminator while we're at it? End rant.
     
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    A lot of grinners.

    The family in Uncle Buck is supposed to be an angry/dysfunctional bunch. Network TV has something else in mind.

     
  9. BooeyBanana

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    why not another minority. American Indian, Hispanic...Asian....there are other minorities than African Americans....
     
  10. Beefus and Wigward lies

    Beefus and Wigward lies Hurts so good.

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    Mike Epps is not or funny.

    R.I.P John Candy.

    Sorry the blaecks have to ruin EVERYTHING.

    ( like the lil orphan Ann'e...?)
     
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    Oh for fuck's sake.
     
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    I like it. Every time I watch that scene in Uncle Buck where Buck has bound, gagged and imprisoned that kid in the trunk of his car I think to myself 'this really seems more like something a black guy would do.'

    Finally they got the casting right. Kudos ABC.
     
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    And they wonder why we aint be watching no tv
     
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    As long as there is a remake of Friday with all white people, then I'm ok with it
     
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    Uncle Buckwheat would be a better idea for a show...for real
     
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    This is a fucking disgrace.
     
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    Even I gotta say...c'mon maaannn:facepalm:
     
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    "SAYID SHAHIDI" sounds like something Jerry Lewis yells when he sees a ghost