Lee Daniels has committed to directing The Weinstein Company’s Richard Pryor biopic with Jay Z on board to produce. The Weinstein Company had decided in May to postpone the project, titled “Richard…
Lee Daniels has left the directing gig for the Weinstein Company’s Richard Pryor biopic. TWC is seeking another director for the project “Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said?” in order to begin…
Tracy Morgan is in talks to play Redd Foxx opposite Mike Epps in the Richard Pryor biopic for the Weinstein Co. with Lee Daniels directing. "Mr. Foxx, I hope I do you justice!” said Morgan in a…
Eddie Murphy is in talks to join the cast of Lee Daniels’ untitled Richard Pryor biopic, sources confirm. He will play the late comedian’s father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, a boxer and WWII veteran…
Robert Townsend has come on board to direct a new version of “Brewster's Millions,” three decades after the Richard Pryor comedy was released. The story is based on the 1902 novel by George Barr…
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