Chris Rock reworks ‘Death At A Funeral’ Chris Rock is currently working on a new version of British comedy Death At A Funeral. The American comic will produce, star and co-write the movie, based on Franz Oz’s original film. Released in 2007, the original Death At A Funeral made $46.5 million worldwide and. starred Matthew MacFadyen, Keeley Hawes and Daisy Donovan. Rock’s film is being switched to an urban American setting, but will retain the original producer William Horberg.