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Eddie Murphy Is Richard Pryor’s Daddy In New Biopic, Directed By Lee Daniels Of ‘Empire’

Eddie Murphy has been sought out to join the cast of Richard Pryor biopic, as first reported in Entertainment Tonight. Murphy will be playing the late comedian’s father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, a WWII veteran and former boxer, in Lee Daniels’ latest Weinstein Co. drama. Murphy, who idolized and impersonated the legendary comedian in the 70’s, seems to be living …

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Eddie Murphy to Star in Richard Pryor Biopic

Eddie Murphy will reportedly star in an upcoming biopic about legendary comic Richard Pryor. He is set to play the late comedian’s father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, who was a boxer and WWII veteran, in the Weinstein Co. drama. Lee Daniels–best known for The Butler and Empire–will direct the biopic. The role of Richard Pryor will be played by actor …

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Oprah Reveals Why She Decided on “No Kids”

Oprah Winfrey has worn the hats of many titles. She’s most famous for her heartfelt, in your face talk show, generous donations and philanthropical lifestyle. But one hat the 59-year-old mogul hasn’t sported is the title of being a mother. In her latest film, The Butler, Winfrey plays a mother. She did such a good job that she was nominated …

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Goldie Hawn Glitters at amfAR Gala in Brazil

Academy Award winning actress, Goldie Hawn, was just one of the celebrities to grace the amfAR Inspiration Gala in Rio de Janeiro this 4 October. The event held by the The Foundation for AIDS Research was located at the Copacabana Palace to raise HIV and AIDS study funding. Hawn and fashion icon Kenneth Cole were the honorary chairs for the …

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Oprah Returns To The Big Screen In ‘The Butler’

Oprah Winfrey is one of those people who can single-handedly shape popular culture on a whim. Her show was a fortress of culture for decades and her book club coerced millions of Americans to read literary titans and upcoming writers (albeit for all of the wrong reasons, at least in most cases). So when someone like her agrees to appear …

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Robin Williams Will Portray President Dwight D. Eisenhower in The Butler

Robin Williams get on a lot of people’s nerves, and I can understand why. His frantic style of comedy isn’t everyone cup of tea, and, to be perfectly honest, I’m not a big fan of it, either. However, when it comes to tackling dramatic roles in a believable fashion, Williams ranks among the best of them. In my humble opinion, …

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