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February 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

We discovered the news this morning that filmmaker/comedian and producer Robert Townsend is attached to direct the Richard Pryor film Brewster’s Millions. If you remember that film (which also starred John Candy) its about Monty Brewster, a...

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February 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

The role now belongs to Mike Epps, in a project that will be directed by Lee Daniels, with Oprah Winfrey also attached to play Richard Pryor’s grandmother. But, at one time, Marlon Wayans was to play Pryor...

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February 19, 2015 - 1 Comments

Here is an interesting article was saw yesterday that we wanted to post because the question of being blacklisted by Hollywood has come up with us in many conversations, and its never really been posed...

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February 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

As comedian Mike Epps is preparing for his new coveted role in the new Richard Pryor biopic from Lee Daniels, he is not slowing down on doing any of his stand up! According to our...

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December 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

Recently I finished reading Furious Cool, a breezy yet reflective take on the life of Richard Pryor. Rather than present Pryor as merely a pioneering stand-up comic, authors David and Joe Henry position Pryor as a...

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December 10, 2014 - 1 Comments

In case you weren’t aware, today marks the ninth anniversary of the death of one of the greatest comedians to ever live; Richard Pryor. In honor of his life and death, we take a moment...

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December 5, 2014 - 0 Comments

Mike Epps stopped by to New York’s Hot 97 while in town for a show he is preparing to do in New Jersey and got a chance to talk about the new Richard Pryor film...

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November 6, 2014 - 0 Comments

Nick Cannon wants to be Richard Pryor so bad — and Dish Nation has exclusively learned how he’s going to get it! The America’s Got Talent host was snubbed by director Lee Daniels and executive...

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September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin, George Lopez, and Mike Epps will come together to honor Richard Pryor in a historic, one-­-night-­-only show at the SMG managed Peoria Civic Center. “A Night For Richard”...

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September 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

According to our sources, we hear that actress Anne Heche is attached to board the new Lee Daniel’s biopic film of Richard Pryor as Pryor’s last wife, Jennifer Lee Pryor. It’s unclear yet if this move...

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