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  • 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 […]

  • Black Hollywood Live’s ‘This Week’ – Richard Pryor, Pam Oliver, Rachel Jeantel (Watch)

    Jul 19, 14 by Derrial Christon - Black Hollywood Live Leave a comment


    *BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart, Val Kahl and DJ Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of July 18th, 2014. Jesse opens up with Richard Pryor’s Son on Nick Cannon, Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart, and Six Californias. Courtney switches to talk about Kim Kardashian’s New […]

  • Richard Pryor’s Son Supports Nick Cannon for Biopic

    Jul 18, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Talk of Nick Cannon playing Richard Pryor may have triggered mixed reactions, but the “America’s Got Talent” host has at least one solid supporter. According to reports, Richard Pryor’s son is giving his support for Cannon portraying his dad in a new biopic. The change of heart comes after Richard Pryor Jr. and  his sister […]

  • Nick Cannon on Richard Pryor Biopic: ‘May The Best Man Get It’

    Jul 13, 14 by Qwest7 6 Comments


    *Ever since news dropped about a planned biopic on Richard Pryor, speculation has run rampant over who would play the legendary comedian. Among the contenders is Nick Cannon, who has one of the rumored frontrunners. The “America’s Got Talent” host recently gave his two cents regarding the film and talk of him portraying Pryor during […]