Richard Pryor's life story will be told by The Butler's Lee Daniels working off of a script from Bill Condon (Dreamgirls). Oprah Winfrey, Mike Epps, Kate Hudson and Eddie Murphy will star. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Show More Summary
Lee Daniels has not-so-quietly made himself a force to be reckoned with. His 2013 film The Butler was nominated for a slew of awards, and took home five trophies that year as well. The Fox TV series he co-created, Empire, is a smash that has everyone talking. Show More Summary
Lee Daniels Confirms Eddie Murphy And Oprah In Richard Pryor Biopic Looks like the long awaited Richard Pryor biopic is really happening… Via AVC Club: Lee Daniels’ long-in-the-works biopic of comedian Richard Pryor seems like it’s finally ready to
The Richard Pryor biopic has been gestating for a long time. 48 Hours director Walter Hill was set to co-write and direct the movie back in 2005, when Pryor was still alive. Mike Epps gave a killer audition and won Pryor's approval. Pryor died shortly thereafter and the movie went... More »
Director Lee Daniels has been working for some time now on a Richard Pryor biopic, and Deadline reports that he’s finally gotten the green light from producer Harvey Weinstein. The film has a script by Bill Condon and Daniels’ Empire...Show More Summary
Despite previously reported protests from Jennifer Pryor, Richard Pryor’s widow, Lee Daniels has cast Eddie Murphy — along with Oprah, Mike Epps, and Kate Hudson — in his …Read More
The Weinstein Company gives the green light to director Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor biopic, starring Mike Epps, Eddie Murphy and Oprah Winfrey.
Lee Daniels’ long-in-the-works biopic of comedian Richard Pryor seems like it’s finally ready to get underway, with The Weinstein Company indicating that it’s about to give the film the green light, and the movie’s long-contested casting finally confirmed. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: The Weinstein Company is ready to green light its Richard Pryor biopic, and my, have Harvey Weinstein and Lee Daniels put together a terrific cast. The new additions: Oprah Winfrey will play Pryor’s grandmother, who ran a brothel and raised the iconic comic there; Eddie Murphy will play Pryor’s father, Leroy “Buck Carter” Pryor. Show More Summary
After a long casting process, it appears Lee Daniels’ Richard Pryor biopic is set to begin production soon. The late comedian will be played by Mike Epps. According to Epps, the all-star cast -- which includes Eddie Murphy, OprahShow More Summary
Richard Winger reporting from an event on top-two that I unfortunately had to miss because of teaching obligations: During the question period, Paula Lee, an activist in Californians for Electoral Reform, which advocates alternate voting systems such as proportional representation, … Continue reading ?
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been implicated in bribery and money laundering schemes, according to new filings related to the criminal case around Richard "Shrimp Boy" Chow, the SF Examiner reported on Tuesday. New filings in federal...Show More Summary
For over two decades, Richard Lee has terrorized friends, family, and city officials over the death of former Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. This week, he finally got his day in court.
Richard Lee Tingler Jr was a six time murderer who was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted List on December 20, 1968. He was arrested in Dill City, Oklahoma, on May 19, 1969. The following article is from the FBI’s booklet, Ten Most Wanted 60th Anniversary, 1950-2010. On the morning of September 16, 1968, […]
My friend, Richard Williams, posted something of interest this morning, and it’s got me wondering. I know how people like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson touched something within me, and inspired a sense of duty… honor… and, frankly, I knew from an early age that I was going to serve my country. It wasn’t […]
Gov. Cuomo took his pretty woman to Richard Gere’s Westchester Inn to celebrate her 49th birthday.
Lee Bates, the man who helped Richard Matt kill and dismember his boss nearly 20 years ago, is relieved the escaped con was shot dead.
by Angela Guess Henrik Nordmark recently wrote in Information Age, “I read with some interest, and a fair bit of astonishment, Richard Lee’s recent column alleging that data science is dead. Of course, everyone is entitled to an opinion,...Show More Summary
Boston, Massachusetts-based creatives Quinton Kappel, Evan Richards, and Joanna Lee of Brickyard VFX have made We Have a Dinosaur, a great new YouTube channel featuring special effects-filled videos of people dealing with the “joys and perils of dinosaur ownership”. In episode one, titled “Breakfast,” a Velociraptor tests the patience of its owner by slowly pushing […]
A Mr. Richard Feder of Fort Lee, New Jersey writes in and says… Something completely off-topic. This is “The Law Is a Ass,” not Roseanne Roseannadanna. However, a Mr. Ronald Byrd writes in and says, “Hi. Wondering, did you pay much attention to the X-Men/Utopia storyline? Because it seemed to me that, by declaring Utopia to […]