Richard Pryor Biopic Update

Richard Pryor's biopic is set to start filming this fall with the lead role of Pryor being played by comedic actor Marlon Wayans. The film titled Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said? will start shooting in the fall with a projected released date of early next spring. Mike Epps was originally casted and was suppose to play Pryor while he was still alive, but the role eventually went to Eddie Murphy when Director Bill Condon discovered that Murphy was interested in the part. However creative differences Murphy and Condon caused for a new lead, which became Wayans.

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History, Video, FilmDaniel Kawah