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Oprah Winfrey Will Play Richard Pryor's Brothel-Running Grandmother in Lee Daniels' Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2014 6:05 PM
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Winfrey will play Marie Carter, Pryor's grandmother, with whom he had a notoriously complicated relationship with. She ran a brothel, and was quite the dominant matriarch whom Pryor - who grew up in her house, after his mother left - both loved and feared.

It Looks Like Mike Epps Will Indeed Play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels' Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 25, 2014 12:44 PM
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I should note that Mike Epps actually plays Richard Pryor in Cynthia Mort's Nina Simone film that Zoe Saldana stars in.

Mike Epps is Reportedly Now Frontfunner to Play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels' Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 11, 2014 3:42 PM
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I should note that Mike Epps actually plays Richard Pryor in Cynthia Mort's Nina Simone film that Zoe Saldana stars in.
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Exclusive: Extended Making of Clip from Psychological Thriller 'Repentance' (On DVD/VOD Today)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • June 24, 2014 10:12 AM
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Repentance
Available today on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand, Repentance stars Forest Whitaker as a mentally unstable man whose delusions target his spiritual advisor.

Charles S. Dutton, Tika Sumpter, Mike Epps Join Cast of Dee Rees' Bessie Smith Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 10, 2014 11:27 AM
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They join Queen Latifah, Mo’Nique and Khandi Alexander

Marlon Wayans and Mike Epps Will Play Estranged Brothers In Action-Comedy 'Any Means Necessary'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2014 4:22 PM
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Marlon Wayans and Mike Epps Will Play Estranged Brothers In Action-Comedy 'Any Means Necessary'

TV Casting News: Boris Kodjoe, Toks Olagundoye and Mike Epps Book Supporting Roles

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 28, 2014 10:48 AM
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Just after the announcement that Boris Kodjoe will join season three of CBS crime drama Unforgettable, we've now learned that the Real Husbands of Hollywood star has been added to the cast of ABC drama The Club.

Review: Psycho Thriller 'Repentance' Aims To Thrill But Underwhelms (Opens In Theaters Today)

  • By Shadow And Act
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  • February 28, 2014 12:23 PM
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Review: Psycho Thriller 'Repentance' Aims To Thrill But Underwhelms (Opens In Theaters Today)

Meet The Characters From 'Repentance' (Anthony Mackie, Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 14, 2014 6:15 PM
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Meet The Characters From 'Repentance' (Anthony Mackie, Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan, Mike Epps)

Mike Epps, Craig “muMs” Grant, Black Thought Join William H. Macy In Drama 'Stealing Cars'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 20, 2013 12:23 PM
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Mike Epps, Craig “muMs” Grant, Black Thought Join William H. Macy In 'Stealing Cars'