Mo’Nique Goes In A Rant Against Oprah, Tyler Perry, And Lee Daniels
Over the weekend; Mo’Nique looked to have taken her moment on stage as an opportunity to air out her raw opinion on how she was treated in the industry. At one point we saw the Oscar winning comedian rubbing shoulders with Hollywood’s elite to now taking a more independent approach wit... [Read More]
Mo’Nique Goes In A Rant Against Oprah, Tyler Perry, And Lee Daniels
Over the weekend; Mo’Nique looked to have taken her moment on stage as an opportunity to air out her raw opinion on how she was treated in the industry. At one point we saw the Oscar winning comedian rubbing shoulders with Hollywood’s elite to now taking a more independent approach wit... [Read More]
Episode #109: Ms. Pat
Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before s... [Read More]
Episode #109: Ms. Pat
Ms. Pat’s early career sounds a little bit like the role Sally Field’s in the 1988 movie about comedy, Punchline, except only Ms. Pat grew up in a bootleg house in Atlanta, became a mother of two by the time she was 15, sold drugs, was shot twice, and arrested multiple times all before s... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan Is in Talks to Play Redd Foxx in Lee Daniels’s Richard Pryor Biopic
SNL alum Tracy Morgan just might be the latest cast addition to Lee Daniels’s in-the-works Richard Pryor biopic. According to The Wrap, Morgan is currently in talks to play Redd Foxx in the film, potentially joining Mike Epps as Pryor, Kate Hudson as Pryor’s wife Jennifer, Eddie Murphy a... [Read More]
Taraji P. Henson To Play Richard Pryor’s Mother In Pryor Biopic
Not while ago as talks began on the upcoming Pryor biopic, word was out that Taraji P. Henson was expected to join the cast. When announcements were finally made we found out that Mike Epps, Oprah Winfrey, and Eddie Murphy will all be in the anticipated film without hearing much more on Henson&rsqu... [Read More]
No One Took Chris Rock Seriously For His Role On Empire, Twitter Reacts
Chris Rock’s appearance on the first episode of Empire’s season 2 came and went faster than a commercial break. As previously mentioned Chris’s role had him in lockdown with show lead Terrence Howard (Luscious Lyon) and DeRay Davis. For his character, Chris had to bring out his to... [Read More]
Eddie Murphy in Talks to Play Richard Pryor's Father in Lee Daniels' Biopic
by Megh Wright The upcoming Richard Pryor biopic by Lee Daniels just added another big name to its cast. Entertainment Tonight reports that Eddie Murphy is in talks to play Pryor's father LeRoy "Buck Carter" Pryor, joining previously announced star Mike Epps in the lead role and Oprah Winfrey as Pry... [Read More]
Alternate timeline: Marlon Wayans as Richard Pryor in this old audition footage for the comedian’s biopic
As you may recall, comedy fans have waited several years to see a major motion picture biography of the legendary Richard Pryor. It's happening now, directed by Lee Daniels and starring Mike Epps as Pryor, with Oprah Winfrey playing Pryor's grandmother, who raised the young comedian in a brothel. Bu... [Read More]
Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win
We all remember Mo’Nique, right? The standup badass turned sitcom star turned serious movie actress turned dark horse Oscar winner? Yeah, about that Oscar win… turns out it may not have been the career jolt for Mo’ that it normally is for others. Which explains why we haven’... [Read More]