comebacks

Eddie Murphy’s Latest Comeback Bid Will Be As Richard Pryor’s Father

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After nearly playing Richard Pryor a few years ago, Eddie Murphy is in talks to play a supporting role for Lee Daniels.

EMPIRE

Oprah And Common Will Make Appearances On ‘Empire’ Next Season

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Lee Daniels announces Common and Oprah as additions for the second season of Empire

EDDIE MURPHY

Eddie Murphy Has Been Cast In The Richard Pryor Biopic

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Murphy will play the father of Richard Pryor, who will be played by Mike Epps.

EMPIRE

Lee Daniels Is Working To Get Oprah On A Less Opulent Second Season Of ‘Empire’

Are we ever-so-close to the Cookie/Oprah team-up on 'Empire' that we didn't know that we needed?

EMPIRE

‘Empire’ Got The ‘Dynasty’ Credits Treatment In This Much-Needed Mash-Up

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Empire is the #1 new show of the season, but it lacks in the one thing it shouldn't: an opening credit sequence. However, that's about to change.

RICHARD PRYOR BIOPIC

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.

EMPIRE

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"

RICHARD PRYOR

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 JR.

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?

RICHARD PRYOR

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.

THE BUTLER

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.

THE BUTLER

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."

WEINSTEIN

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.

#MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

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.

#MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

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.


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