Posts tagged "Richard Pryor"

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Comedy Beef: Mike Epps Shades Chris Rock

Chris Rock has remained relatively beef-free when it comes to his long standing career, but that comes as no surprise. He's one of…

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Yikes! Oprah To Play Richard Pryor’s Abusive Grandmother In Biopic

Ms. Winfrey is really gunning for that Academy Award isn't she?

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Mike Epps to Play Richard Pryor in Biopic?

According to Deadline, Mike Epps has been chosen as one of the actors in the lead to portray the late comedian Richard Pryor i…

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Nick Cannon Addresses Richard Pryor Biopic Rumors

Biopic season continues with its share of controversy. The latest target is Nick Cannon, who was rumored to play the iconic actor/comedian Richard Pryor to…

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Nick Cannon to Play Richard Pryor?

Nick Cannon's BET Awards attire had everyone wondering what was up. He hit the stage rocking a pick with a…

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Black History Month: Kevin Hart Names The Comedians Who Influenced Him Most

Kevin Hart is officially a Hollywood headlining superstar. The bantam comedian is coming off his third consecutive box office triumph as his latest film, the…

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Stand-Up Guys: Nick Cannon Speaks On Richard Pryor’s Influence

Nick Cannon is serious about his comedic chops. And as a student of the game, he's studied the greats before him. Here, Mr. Wild 'N…

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Director Lee Daniels Rumored To Helm Richard Pryor Biopic

NAACP nominated Lee Daniels is looking to hop back into the saddle with The Weinstein Company, as he is in negotiations to tackle the much…

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Forest Whitaker Replaces Bill Condon As Director For Richard Pryor Biopic

If you're excited for the Tribeca Film Festival reveal of the Richard Pryor documentary, this right here is something that is equally highly anticipated.

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‘Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic’ Documentary Will Premiere At Tribeca Film Festival

This year's Tribeca Film Festival has a lot of good treats. Find out what's what after the jump.

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Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor In Nina Simone Biopic

Mike Epps will play Richard Pryor in Nina, the Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana.

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Hot Biopics Headed To The Big Screen (Pg. 2)

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury (currently untitled ) Reel History: The story of rock…

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It’s Not TV: It’s Tracy Morgan on HBO

Like the iconic comedy concerts of Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock before him, Tracy Morgan is about to get the standup comedian special…

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A Long Convo with… Charlie Murphy (Pg. 3)

That’s right. You appeared in 1990’s Mo' Better Blues, starred in 1993’s CB4 and 1998’s Player’s Club.  Which of your films are you most proud of? My…

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The Career and Legacy of a TV Icon: Gary Coleman (1968-2010)

As an actor Gary Coleman is finally receiving the props and respect he was always due. With his sudden passing on May 28th at age 42, people…

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Richard Pryor’s Trust Fund Hidden?

The two children of late comedian Richard Pryor are fighting to get the guardian of their father's trust fired, after he allegedly failed to reveal…