Tracy Morgan will star opposite Mike Epps and Kate Hudson in The Weinstein Company's upcoming expose on comedian Richard Pryor.
The Weinstein Company gives the green light to director Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor biopic, starring Mike Epps, Eddie Murphy and Oprah Winfrey.
Eddie Murphy is in talks to play Richard Pryor's father in Lee Daniels' untitled biopic, with Kate Hudson playing the comedian's wife.
Director Lee Daniels and producer Oprah Winfrey confirm that Mike Epps is playing the legendary comedian Richard Pryor in a new biopic.
Comedian Mike Epps' audition places him in front of Michael B. Jordan and Marlon Wayans on Lee Daniel's upcoming Richard Pryor biopic.
Lee Daniels is in talks to direct for The Weinstein Company. The plot follows the legendary comedian's life in his 30s.
The actor will develop a new screenplay alongside the late comedian's widow, Jennifer Pryor, through his Significant Productions company.
A new profile on star Marlon Wayans also reveals how he landed the role.
The Dreamgirls filmmaker will write and direct the new musical.
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