Tag Archives: mike epps

  • Oprah Winfrey to Play Richard Pryor’s Grandma in Biopic

    Aug 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    Get ready y’all- #MikeEpps as #RichardPryor pic.twitter.com/0sothu7yVB — lee daniels (@leedanielsent) August 24, 2014 *Now we have an official reason why Oprah Winfrey was in the middle (literally) of the announcement that Mike Epps will play Richard Pryor in the upcoming Lee Daniels-directed biopic. It’s because she’s also in the cast. Per “Entertainment Tonight”: ET can exclusively confirm […]

  • Mike Epps Wins Richard Pryor Biopic Role; Gets Congrats from Kevin Hart

    Aug 26, 14 by Qwest7 8 Comments


    *The search is officially over for someone to play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels’ upcoming biopic on the late comic icon. Interrobang reports that Mike Epps has been chosen to play Pryor. The funnyman beat out a talented roster of contenders that included Michael B. Jordan, Marlon Wayans and Nick Cannon. News of Epps’ selection […]

  • Mike Epps Now Frontrunner to Play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels Biopic

    Aug 12, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *If you’ve been keeping track on who’s more likely to play Richard Pryor in a big screen version of the late comedian’s life, then put Mike Epps down as the one to watch. According to Deadline, the funnyman has emerged as the current frontrunner for the role in the Lee Daniels-directed biopic after blowing everyone […]

  • HBO Details its ‘Bessie’ Biopic Starring Queen Latifah

    Jul 10, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *HBO on Thursday released a cast list and other details regarding its upcoming film “Bessie,” a biopic of blues legend Bessie Smith with Queen Latifah in the title role. The singer, rapper and daytime talk show host will also executive produce the project, which originates from HBO Films. Co-stars include Michael K. Williams (“Boardwalk Empire”) […]

  • Kevin Hart Talks Mike Epps, Dave Chappelle and Ex-Wife (Watch)

    Jun 28, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Kevin Hart opened up on “Ebro In The Morning” recently about… well… almost everything that has recently made him headlines. He dished about his relationships with Mike Epps and his ex-wife Torrei Hart and gave his opinion about Dave Chappelle. Hart already buried the hatchet with Epps, but the two had beef and made their points. […]

  • Sheryl Underwood on ‘Comic View,’ Male Comics and Keeping Black Cinema Alive

    Jun 17, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *With a daytime talk show and her own production company, it’s safe to say that Sheryl Underwood has arrived. Couple that with a rep for continuously bringing the funny and the comedienne is truly running things. Chatting with BET.com, Underwood spoke her piece on never forgetting where she came from, Black female comedians and the […]