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ABC’s ‘Uncle Buck’ Series Starring Mike Epps Premieres in June

ABC's TV adaptation of the 1989 film Uncle Buck now has a premiere date. According to Variety, the series starring Mike Epps debuts on ABC with two back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, June 14th at 9:00pm and 9:30pm. Check out a trailer for the [...]

By Megh Wright

Mike Epps Talks About Playing Richard Pryor on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

News broke back in August that Mike Epps officially landed the role of Richard Pryor in the upcoming Lee Daniels-directed biopic, and during last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Epps looked back on landing the role and getting to spend a year with [...]

By Megh Wright

Mike Epps Officially Lands the Lead Role in the Richard Pryor Biopic

After being stuck in development for ages, the Richard Pryor biopic has finally found its Pryor. Despite Nick Cannon hinting that he got the part last month, according to an update by director Lee Daniels, Mike Epps -- who was first chosen for [...]

By Megh Wright

The Richard Pryor Biopic’s 17 Years in Development Hell

Regarded by his peers as the greatest stand-up comedian of all-time, Richard Pryor also lived a fascinating life to match his larger-than-life reputation as a comic. Pryor’s tumultuous personal experiences are what fed his comedy, and it’s no [...]

By Bradford Evans

Mike Epps Is Playing Richard Pryor in a Biopic Not About Richard Pryor

Stand-up and actor Mike Epps, best known for roles in the Friday sequels and The Hangover, has just been cast as Richard Pryor in a new biopic about legendary jazz singer and civil rights pioneer Nina Simone, who will be played by Zoe Saldana. [...]

By Bradford Evans