Mike Epps, familiar to viewers from The Hangover in Vegas, will play the famous comedian Richard Pryor in the biopic, which is about to shoot Lee Daniels.
The director himself announced this on his Twitter page. The script of the project will be based on Pryor's personal diaries, and will tell about the life of the actor at the peak of his career, as well as his struggle with drug addiction.
Who will play Pryor's wife is still unknown. Previously discussed the candidacy of Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway. Recall that Richard Pryor, who starred in such famous movies as `` I see nothing, I hear nothing '' and Brewster's Millions, passed away in 2005.
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