Two of the world’s funniest men have joined forces for Lee Daniels’ Richard Pryor biopic. Last year, it was announced that Mike Epps beat out Nick Cannon and Marlon Wayans for the role of Pryor in the much-anticipated biopic. Joining Epps in the movie is another man known for his comedy.
Eddie Murphy has been cast to play Richard Pryor’s father in Lee Daniels’ upcoming biopic. Daniels confirmed the news on Entertainment Tonight that Murphy will play Pryor’s father, former boxer LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, in the movie that has not been given a title or a release date. Show More Summary
Eddie Murphy is in talks to join Lee Daniels' untitled Richard Pryor biopic, ET reports. According to a source close to production, Murphy will play the comedian's father LeRoy "Buck Carter" Pryor, a former boxer. 21 reasons Empire belongs...Show More Summary
These was a time when Eddie Murphy could have played Richard Pryor in a movie. But now, he has reportedly been cast as Pryor's father in an upcoming biopic from director Lee Daniels.
For those who didn't know, there's still a biopic about iconic comedian Richard Pryor in the works from The Butler director Lee Daniels. Taking the lead role is Mike Epps, who played Black Doug in The Hangover franchise, but now a familiar face who was supposed to play Pryor in a film about six years ago has joined the cast. Show More Summary
Things are about to get weird.
Eddie Murphy is in talks to play Richard Pryor's father in Lee Daniels' untitled biopic, with Kate Hudson playing the comedian's wife. [...]
Once considered to play the man himself, the comedian will take on a different role. Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... Lee Daniels got folks talking yesterday when he posted an Instagram of himself and Eddie Murphy. Was this...Show More Summary
Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Eddie Murphy is in talks for a role in Lee Daniels’ upcoming, as-yet-untitled Richard Pryor biopic. Murphy, who was set to play Pryor in an earlier iteration of the project, will play the legendary stand-up’s father, LeRoy Pryor. Show More Summary
Jaina Lee Ortiz is set as the female lead opposite Morris Chestnut in Fox's untitled Todd Harthan drama pilot, a closed-ended procedural written/executive produced by Todd Harthan and directed by Richard Shepard. Also cast in the pilot, produced by 20th TV, is young Ben And Kate star Maggie Elizabeth Jones. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lee Pryor told a podcaster this week that Cosby is "a fucking hypocrite" who is "dirty on the inside" and was loathed by her late husband.
Richard Lee McNair was a convicted murderer. He’d just broken out of federal prison and was on the run. Police were everywhere, and he needed to get out of sight fast. He ran for a few hours, until he was stopped by Officer Carl Bordelon. For most prisoners, this is where the story would end, […]
It's safe to say that Richard Pryor's widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, is no fan of Bill Cosby. At all. In fact, she might hate him more than his three dozen accusers. In a sitdown for Alison Rosen's podcast, Alison Rosen Is Your New BestShow More Summary
Carry on my legacy, motherfucker. We should have known Richard Pryor would marry a badass. (Getty) Another voice has been added to the chorus of people denouncing Bill Cosby, this time with an insider perspective: Jennifer Lee Pryor, Richard Pryor's widow. Show More Summary
It's the most range he's shown since 'White Chicks.' Mike Epps is currently set to star in a biopic about legendary comedian Richard Pryor, which will also feature Kate Hudson and Oprah, and be directed by Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler). Show More Summary
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Jennifer Lee, the widow of the legendary stand-up comic Richard Pryor, had some choice words for Bill Cosby when she appeared on the Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend podcast. Lee, who was Pryor’s manager, talked about her relationship with the late comedian. Show More Summary
As you may recall, comedy fans have waited several years to see a major motion picture biography of the legendary Richard Pryor. It's happening now, directed by Lee Daniels and starring Mike Epps as Pryor, with Oprah Winfrey playing Pryor's grandmother, who raised the young comedian in a brothel. But one of the possible iterations […]
Richard Pryor’s Widow Blasts Bill Cosby For Being Dirty Looks like the chickens are all coming home to roost for Bill Cosby. Richard Pryor’s widow Jennifer Lee Pryor didn’t mince words when it came to Bill Cosby while she
Last summer, Mike Epps was cast to play Richard Pryor in a film about the iconic late comedian from director Lee Daniels. But back in 2009, Marlon Wayans had the role in another movie about Pryor, one set up at Sony for producer Chris...Show More Summary