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Steve Harvey Shares Touching Story About The Time He Met His Comedy Idol Richard Pryor

Meeting Richard Pryor was a touching and overwhelming moment for Steve Harvey.

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The Richard Pryor Biopic Just Took A Massive Step Forward

We're still keeping our fingers crossed that this gets made.

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Saturday Night Live: The 10 Best SNL Hosts, Ranked

Live from New York, who's the best SNL host of all time?

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9 Awesome Movies You Need To Watch Before They Leave Netflix In February

Hurry! These 9 Netflix titles will be disappearing from the streaming library throughout the next month, and you'd better watch them before they're gone.

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The Richard Pryor Biopic Has The Perfect Actor For Redd Foxx

Casting actors to play real life people in biopics is a tricky proposition, but in the case of Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor biopic, they may have found the perfect person to play legendary comic Redd Foxx.

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The Richard Pryor Biopic Is Stacking Its Cast With Stars

The upcoming Richard Pryor biopic has been in development for a very long time, but now is finally starting to really get its wheels in motion. Having found its lead actor more than a year ago, the project is getting around to building its ensemble, and this weekend has begun stacking its lineup with big names.

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10 Famous Actors Who Never Should Have Been In Superhero Movies

While all the actors on this list have enjoyed success with their film careers, their respective superhero movies are not indicative of their talents. These are the movie stars who should have stayed away from superhero films.

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The Richard Pryor Biopic Finally Picks Its Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor is arguably the greatest stand-up comedian of all-time. Worst case scenario for him, he’s a top five stand-up comedian of all-time. Perhaps more importantly, he was also an astute and clever critic of society during a time when people needed someone to speak up.

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Mike Epps Is The Frontrunner To Star In The Richard Pryor Biopic

A Richard Pryor biopic has been on Hollywood's to-do list for years, even though the project has repeatedly fallen apart in the hands of capable filmmakers and studios. Recently, Lee Daniels got involved, and the lead role became a part highly in-demand for a number of leading male comedians. But only now does it look like the production has found its star, and it's actually a very familiar face.

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Nick Cannon Is Hoping To Play Richard Pryor In A Biopic

Of course, that probably has to do with the standup material, the public Pryor. The private Pryor, the one battling demons and drug addiction, is going to be where the meat of the film really is, and can any of these guys pull that off? Can Cannon?

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Lee Daniels In Talks To Direct The Richard Pryor Biopic

When it comes to biopics about stand-up comedians, there are only a few that would actually make any sense, and Richard Pryor stands to be the most sensible option. (Though Bill Hicks is right behind him, trying to not catch on fire.)

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Richard Pryor Biopic Gets A Major Boost From Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker is confirming his role as a producer on a long-gestating Pryor biopic, which Deadline says will receive valuable input from Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Pryor. Whitaker will produce through his Significant Productions label, settling down to fine-tune a new script and kickstarting the search for a new director and actor to play Pryor in his prime.

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Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor In Nina Simone Biopic

Zoe Saldana is gearing up to play the legendary singer Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic, but she won't be the only member of the cast trying to fill some really enormous shoes. Joining Saldana in the project will be Mike Epps, taking on what's described as a "supporting role" to play iconic comedian Richard Pryor

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FlixWorthy: Law Abiding Citizen Inherits Brewster's Millions

Welcome back to FlixWorthy, your weekly guide to Netflix streaming. This week we've got law-abiding citizens, unexpected inheritances, and some exceedingly white kids

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FlixWorthy: Up in The Sky -- District 9!

Welcome back to FlixWorthy, your weekly guide to Netflix streaming. This week we've got prawns, talking dogs, and blind white supremacists

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FlixWorthy: They Never Drink...Wine

Welcome back to FlixWorthy, your weekly guide to Netflix streaming. This week we've got multiple vampires, a jerk, and several sadists

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Marlon Wayans Says He's Ready For Pryor Biopic

For all of the awful, awful movies that he has made (White Chicks, Little Man, Dance Flick, Norbit...this list could go on a while), Marlon Wayans has actually demonstrated that he can act at least once

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Eddie Murphy Squanders Career Yet Again, Bails On Pryor Biopic

Apparently we're the only ones interested in freeing Eddie Murphy from his self-created fatsuit prison. HitFix is reporting that Murphy has dropped out of the project, and along with him Fox Searchlight and Paramount have backed away as distributors

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