Reader Lee Richards was taking care of a friend's Jack Russell Terrier a few years back, and as you can see from the photo above, the pup had no qualms about making sure that Lee was playing with him and not the iMac. Says Richards, "Here is a...
Richard Henry Lee Elementary school in Glen Burnie, Md. will close at 9:45 a.m. today because—duh, of course, what else—a feral cat is currently terrorizing the campus. Read more...
Noveller opening for St Vincent in Chicago (more by James Richards IV) Drone guitar master Noveller (aka Sarah Lipstate) recently wrapped a tour opening for St. Vincent, during which she kept a video diary. It's 40 videos and just over...
Oprah Winfrey is teaming up with "The Butler" director Lee Daniels in an exciting new role. The philanthropist and television icon will play the grandmother of Richard Pryor in Daniels' upcoming biopic about the comedian.Entertainment Tonightbroke the news that Winfrey will play Marie Carter, the grandmother of Pryor who ran a prostitution house. Show More Summary
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has been spending more time on the big screen lately, with roles in such high-prestige pics like Lee Daniels' The Butler and the upcoming Civil Rights docudrama Selma. But for her next film, she's going downright...Show More Summary
In spite of the fact that he sorta made his own biopic in 1985 (it was called Jo Jo… Read More
Madam Oprah?? Oprah Set To Play Richard Pryor’s Grandmother In Lee Daniels’ New Biopic Yesterday we got confirmation from Oprah that Mike Epps would be playing Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic about the legendary comedian’s life. Now we
The veteran stand-up comic officially claims one of Hollywood's most coveted roles. Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... Looks like the casting rumors are true! A few weeks ago, we learned that Mike Epps was the frontrunner to play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels's forthcoming biopic of the legendary stand-up comedian. Show More Summary
Okay, this isn’t normally the way we do things. An actor gets cast in a role, and we hear about it from some trade magazine of glamorous and shining repute. But not this time. Lee Daniels‘ Richard Pryor biopic looks to have just cast its lead, and we’re hearing the first news…on Twitter. Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey's been cast to play Richard Pryor's grandmother -- a cruel and abusive lady pimp -- in the upcoming biopic directed by O's pal Lee Daniels.Pryor's widow, Jennifer, tells TMZ... Oprah got hold of the script, and was desperate to…
The long-gestating biopic about the late, great Richard Pryor has found it’s “booty star.” Director Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey announced on social media Sunda y that comic actor Mike Epps has been tapped to play the famous comedi...
Tweet news! Instragram news! Oprah Winfrey posted to Instagram a photo of herself, director Lee Daniels and actor Mike Epps after the three had read through Lee Daniels' planned Richard Pryor biopic. Then Lee Daniels tweeted it, confirming Mike Epps was going to portray the comic. Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey is following up her surprisingly-not-Oscar-nominated performance in Lee Daniels' The Butler with another acting turn for that film's director, Lee Daniels.
Director Lee Daniels and producer Oprah Winfrey confirm that Mike Epps is playing the legendary comedian Richard Pryor in a new biopic. [...]
Move over Nick Cannon, Mike Epps has secured the role of Richard Pryor in the Lee Daniels directed biopic. Oprah Winfrey announced the news on her Instagram account when she posted a photo of herself, Epps and Daniels, saying “just finished a great 1st read session. #RichardPryorMovie”.
Based on tweets from director Lee Daniels and powerful media god Oprah Winfrey, it looks like Mike Epps will be playing Richard Pryor in Daniels’ upcoming biopic. Pryor fans should rejoice, considering the role had long been attached to Nick Cannon. Show More Summary
Despite openly campaigning for the role of Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic, Nick Cannon did not get the role... Mike Epps did. The film's director, Lee Daniels, posted a photo of himself, Oprah Winfrey and Epps... with the caption, "And we're…
Comedian Mike Epps' audition places him in front of Michael B. Jordan and Marlon Wayans on Lee Daniel's upcoming Richard Pryor biopic. [...]
A Richard Pryor biopic has been on Hollywood's to-do list for years, even though the project has repeatedly fallen apart in the hands of capable filmmakers and studios. Recently, Lee Daniels got involved, and the lead role became a part highly in-demand for a number of leading male comedians. Show More Summary
It's a brave new world of non-traditional casting, kids. Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... Lee Daniels has never been afraid of casting against conventional wisdom. If you'd drawn up a list of actors qualified to play Richard M. Show More Summary