Where do you recognize Lil Rel Howery from?
Howery is an actor and comedian who has been a rising force in the entertainment industry in recent years.
His first major role was in the TruTV sketch comedy series, Friends of the People. Howery gained mainstream notoriety for his role on Jerrod Carmichael is the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series, The Carmichael Show. The show was on the air in 2015 to 2017. In 2018, he created and starred in her own Fox comedy series Rel, which was loosely based on his life. It aired for one season.
Howry is perhaps best known for his scene stealing role in the hit-2017 horror film, Out. Since then, he has also appeared in several other big screen films, including Uncle Drew, Brittany runs a Marathon, Good Boys, and Of Photography. He has several films in post-production, including Bad Trip, Deep-Water, Free, Guy, Fatherhood, and the Unitlted Fred Hampton project.
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Here’s everything we know about the show
According to an official press release from NBC, here’s what the network said about the show coming up:
“Small Fortune” will see teams of three friends compete in the slightest of challenges for a chance to win a lot of money. To win, players must face heart-pounding tasks set in the real world, the destinations to test their accuracy and technique. From a narrowing of the sushi conveyor belt with small sticks (“Narrowing of Sushi”), a mini-Ellis Island (“Statue of Liberteeny”), each team must prove their skills on the miniature playground. Challenges that will require considerable dexterity and intense concentration, because with the games this small, there is no room for error that the slightest error of calculation, or shake may result in the elimination. To start with the Small Fortune that the teams make it to the end, must tackle one last teeny-tiny, but epic game. If the players can control their nerves and avoid the slightest mistake, they will walk away with a big cash prize.
“I’m really excited to host this very fun and exciting game show,” said Howery. “I’ve played the games and they are not as difficult as it seems, this is why this show is going to be so much fun to watch. You want to try some of these creative games at home.”
“Lil Rel of the energy, the spirit, and comic timing are sure to make the “Small Fortune” feel larger than life,” said Meredith ahr, President of the Alternative and the Reality of the Group, NBC Entertainment.
“As he guides the participants through nail-biting challenges, the audience is on the edge of their seats and laughing all at once,” she continued.
The show will be put into production later this year, probably when the coronavirus (COVID-19) against the pandemic has passed.