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'Cabaret Hurricane' Bridget Everett Moves To The Big Screen In 'Patti Cake$"

The comic and cabaret performer says she's had audience members walk out of her raunchy live act. In her new film, she plays a washed-up local rock star whose daughter is an aspiring rap artist.

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'Cabaret Hurricane' Bridget Everett Moves To The Big Screen In 'Patti Cake$'

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John Cho's film credits include Harold in the raunchy Harold and Kumar comedies and Sulu in Star Trek Beyond. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures hide caption

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In 'Columbus,' John Cho Reckons With His Own First-Generation Culture Clash

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