For a long time now, rumors about just who would be playing the late, legendary comedian Richard Pryor in a biopic, with picks being all comedians themselves: Marlon Wayans, Nick Cannon and Mike Epps. Although, according to rumors (and reports), the role has already been secured by Mike Epps and is to be directed by Lee Daniels.
Check out the footage of never been seen before footage Marlon’s audition co-starring actor Mike Epps:
As well of Marlon’s interview on Richard Pryor and his personal connectedness to the late comedian and interest in the role:
Here is the most recent footage (December 2014) of Mike Epps doing a radio interview where he talks about Richard Pryor/the role (among other things)
Scroll to the top of the OSF big screen and enjoy footage of one of my favorite movie classics starring the late comedian, afterwords, check out these other scenes!
So who do you think is better suited to play the multi-faceted, late, funnyman:
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