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.

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.

RICHARD PRYOR

Check Out This Unreleased Footage Of Marlon Wayans’ Audition For The Richard Pryor Biopic

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Marlon Wayans was very close to playing Richard Pryor on the big screen and this unreleased audition footage is proof.

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.

BILL COSBY

Richard Pryor’s Widow Jennifer Lee Pryor Calls Bill Cosby ‘A Piece Of Sh*t’

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Jennifer Lee Pryor did not mince words when discussing her late husband's rival, Bill Cosby.

saturday night live

The One-Timers Club: The Best ‘SNL’ Hosts Who Were Never Invited Back

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These 'SNL' hosts only hosted once, but they made the best of their lone appearance.

#The Interview

‘The Interview’ Isn’t Alone: 7 High-Profile Completed Films That Were Never Released

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"The Interview" isn't the first time a completed major motion picture hasn't been released. Here are seven more.

RICHARD PRYOR

Richard Pryor’s Classic Take On The Police Is Still Accurate Decades Later

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Richard Pryor takes on the police in a pair of classic bits that are extremely relevant to current events.

RICHARD PRYOR

Richard Pryor Almost Sabotaged His Career Before It Started, And We’re Lucky He Did

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Before finding his true voice, Richard Pryor risked his career as a succesful but boring stand-up comic with a wild display in Las Vegas.

RICHARD PRYOR

Watch A Hilariously Nervous And Young Richard Pryor On ‘The Merv Griffin Show’

In this classic clip from 'The Merv Griffin Show Collection,' a young and nervous Richard Pryor dubs Jerry Lewis a god of comedy.

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. :-(

ROASTS

Please Enjoy This Unedited, Never-Broadcast 1977 Roast Of Richard Pryor

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In 1977 NBC aired "The Richard Pryor Show," the last episode of which was a roast of Pryor. It's amazing.

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.

VIDEOS

#TBT: Richard Pryor Explains Why He Quit Drinking As Only He Can

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Comedy has always been its most pure when its inspiration is pain.

#Fascinating Facts

20 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Blazing Saddles’ On The Comedy Classic’s 40th Anniversary

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Get the truth on Mongo's horse punch and the one joke Mel Brooks thought was too much as we celebrate 'Blazing Saddles' 40th birthday.

saturday night live

The Genesis Of The Richard Pryor Sketch That Made ‘Saturday Night Live’ A Cultural Phenomenon

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How 'Word Association,' the edgy 'Saturday Night Live' sketch between Chevy Chase and Richard Pryor, came into being.

#DAVE CHAPPELLE

Let’s All Laugh At Racism With Dave Chappelle And His Friend Chip

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"A black man will never dream of talking to the police high.

SPORTS MOVIES

73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: 'Brewster's Millions'

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Welcome to Day 5 of this already-exhausting run of 73 Sports Movies in 73 Days that both celebrates and denigrates some of history’s greatest sports (and sports-related) movies.


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