Will Mike Epps Make A Good Richard Pryor?


Amid news that he and Mariah Carey are separated, Nick Cannon also just got some unfortunate career news. Cannon had been campaigning to play Richard Pryor, but Mike Epps has officially been cast in Lee Daniels’ upcoming biopic on the legendary comedian. Nick could still star as Pryor in a different film that doesn’t involve Oprah… [TMZ]

Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) has landed his dream role, playing Spider-Man, except that it’s animated. The actor-rapper will play a version of Spider-Man in Disney’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors. [E! Online]

Kim Kardashian’s acting portfolio is growing slowly. Mrs. West landed a guest spot in season 4 of 2 Broke Girls, so we might have to stop joking soon that she doesn’t have a job. [New York Post]

No Beyonce performance, but Weird Al Yankovic did turn up a little bit at the 2014 Emmys. Meanwhile, Louis C.K. and Bryan Cranston were among the actors who took home a trophy. Peep the list of winners here. [Deadline]