In 2000 Chris Rock's jokes and performance from Bigger and Blacker comedy album brought him a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album. Also in 2000, Chris Rock received the American Comedy Awards for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special. The award was for Chris Rock's HBO special Bring the Pain.
In 2000 Chris Rock was cast in another big screen movie, the black comedy Nurse Betty, starring Renee Zellweger and Morgan Freeman, in which the comedian is playing the role of a hit man.
In 2001, Chris Rock played the role of Lence Barton in "Down to Earth", the movie that Chris Rock is also a co-writter and executive producer.In 2001, Chris Rock voiced one of the characters in A.I.: Artificial Intelligence directed by Steven Spielberg's and again in Osmosis Jones.
Chris Rock also did a cameo in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. In 2002, Chris Rock played himself in Christian's Charles' documentary Comedian, and in the same year starred in the action comedy Bad Company.
In 2003 Chris Rock starred in Head of State, the comedian being also director, producer and co-writer.In 2004 Chris Rock's Never Scared stand up comedy show had the opening, this being Chris Rock's fourth HBO special. Chris Rock's Never Scared stand up comedy show was recorded at DAR constitution Hall in Washington DC. Chris Rock released his HBO special: Never Scared on DVD on August 31, 2004.
Never Scared won the comedian a Grammy Award in 2006 for Best Comedy Album. In 2005, the comedian Chris Rock was the host of the 77th Academy Awards Ceremony.On 22nd of Spetember 2005 was the premier of Chris Rock's sitcom Everybody hates Chris, a sitcom produced by CBS Paramount Television.
Chris Rock's Everybody hates Chris was originally broadcasted by UPN and it's inspired by the experience of comedian Chris Rock as a teenager. Chris Rock is the executive producer and narrator of the show Everybody hates Chris.
The show Everybody hates Chris became the second most watched comedy series on the network and was nominated in 2006 for Golden Globe for Best TV Series (Musical or comedy) and two Emmy Awards for cinematography and costuming.
Chris Rock's voice gave life to Marty, the Zebra from Madagascar (2005) and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). The comedian's voice can also be heard in Bee Movie, being Mooseblood the Mosquito.On the 16th of March 2007 Chris Rock released his movie called I Think I Love My Wife, a romantic comedy drama. Chris Rock starred, directed, written and produced the film I think I Think I Love My Wife.
On 27th of September 2008 Chris Rock released his second HBO special Kill The Messenger. Kill The Messenger comedy concert is Chris Rock's fifth stand up comedy show.
Chris Rock's Kill The Messenger was recorded in three locations: in New York, London and Johhanesburg. In the stand up comedy show Kill The Messenger you can watch Chris Rock at his best while he shares his racial, political and social views,in the most funny way.A new approach is that Chris Rock's joke starts in a location and end in another location, because the parts are spliced together from the three locations where the concert was recorded.