‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything about stand-up special
‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’ will deliver a hilarious exploration of race, politics, and life lessons to be learned from the Latino community, especially the elders
Comedy legend George Lopez returns with yet another stand-up special. And like all his comedy, ‘We’ll Do It For Half’ promises to be hilarious, and of course, about identity and Mexican-American culture.
‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’ premieres globally on Netflix on June 30, 2020.
According to the official synopsis given by Netflix, ‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’ will deliver a hilarious exploration of race, politics, and life lessons to be learned from the Latino community; especially the elders. Filmed at The Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, California, the one-hour special will dissect cultural differences, emotional support animals, gender reveal parties, elevator etiquette, and much more.
The 59-year-old American comedian and actor is perhaps best known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom ‘George Lopez’. From ‘Ski Patrol’ to the ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua’ franchise, to ‘Valentine’s Day’, to ‘Rio’, Lopez has been part of a whole host of comedy films since the early-‘90s.
On television, aside from the ABC sitcom, Lopez has starred in ‘The Naked Brothers Band’, ‘Saint George’, and ‘Lopez’ among many others. In stand-up comedy, his specials include titles like ‘Stand Up or Sit Down’, ‘George Lopez: Why You Crying?’, ‘George Lopez: America’s Mexican’, ‘George: Lopez: Tall, Dark, and Chicano’, and many more.
In 2003, Lopez won the Imagen Vision Award, the Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award. In 2005, Lopez was named one of “The Top 25 Hispanics in America” by Time magazine.
Right from the beginning, the trailer for ‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’ makes it clear that the subject of the special is race. Lopez says in the trailer that he loves Latinx folks all across the world, even if he doesn’t know them. He says they have one simple rule: “You f*** with one bean [a pejorative word for Latinx people, especially of Mexican origin], you f*** with the whole burrito!”
‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’ looks profane, it’s loud, and it promises to be hilarious, as the comic recounts stories of his parents, his grandmother and other family members.
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