Richard Pryor’s Widow Talks ‘Pissed Off’ Nick Cannon, Her Falling Out With Mike Epps, And Family Squabbles

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Jennifer Lee Pryor talks about Nick Cannon still being mad, her falling out with Mike Epps, and court battles with Richard's children.


The True Story That Inspired The Trash Can Scene From The ‘Empire’ Premiere

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How Lee Daniels upbringing inspired the most memorable scene from the premiere of "Empire"


Mike Epps Is Playing Richard Pryor! (Tough Luck, Nick Cannon)

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Lee Daniels seems to have confirmed that Mike Epps will play Richard Pryor. Sorry, Nick Cannon. :-(


Richard Pryor’s Son Is Cool With Nick Cannon Playing His Father All Of A Sudden

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Richard Pryor Jr. is cool with Nick Cannon playing his father all of a sudden. Did he have a stroke?


Nick Cannon Might Be Playing Richard Pryor In A Biopic That He Would Ruin

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Nick Cannon has hinted that he's at least preparing to play Richard Pryor in a biopic directed by Lee Daniels.


Ronald Reagan’s Son Thinks That Lee Daniels’ The Butler Is Full Of Bull Poop

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler is a pretty huge hit, both with critics and moviegoers, as it’s tracking at 73% on Rotten Tomatoes and has grossed $53 million in its first two weeks.


Were Maryland Theatergoers Forced To Watch ‘The Butler’ In Front Of Armed Guards?

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Regal Cinemas allegedly filled their theater with armed guards for a screening of "The Butler."


Harvey Weinstein says Butler Brouhaha is Really About The Hobbit

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I haven't been covering the fight over The Butler as closely as I'd like, which is a shame because the case is pretty crazy.


Semen Stains and Pee: The Paperboy sounds pretty good

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I missed my local press screening of The Paperboy, which is a shame, because any film where Zac Efron gets dramatically peed on sounds like a must-see.


That movie where Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron has a trailer

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Some movies are great because they're insightful and life-affirming, others are great because they're like slow-motion disaster footage from which you can't turn away.


Nicole Kidman peed on Zac Efron in Lee Daniels' new golden shower movie

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It's funny that after the success of Precious, people seem to think of director Lee Daniels as Oprah's innocuous little buddy, because the guy's pretty twisted.

why god why?

Jane Fonda to play Nancy Reagan in a movie I'll never see

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Ever since The King's Speech, there have been more and more movies that seem more like unintentional parodies of Oscar movies than actual movies - The Iron Lady, Albert Nobbs, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.


Fight! Fight! Fight! Precious director vs. Expendables producer

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While I doubt this has the potential to become Christian Bale screaming OOOH GOOOD FER YOUUUU or David O.



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When I see "presented by Oprah and Tyler Perry" at the beginning of a trailer, like this one for Precious, I expect the movie to cure AIDs in Africa and teach an orphan the meaning of love.

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