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Jamie Foxx Confirms ‘Mike Tyson Biopic’ Still In The Works

In a new interview with Complex, Jamie Foxx would sit down to promote all of … More The post Jamie Foxx Confirms ‘Mike Tyson Biopic’ Still In The Works appeared first on HipHopIllustrated.com | Comedy Network. HipHopIllustrated.com | Comedy Network The post Jamie Foxx Confirms ‘Mike Tyson Biopic’ Still In…

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Unmade ‘Richard Pryor’ Biopic May Cost Lee Daniels $5 Million, Damon Dash Files Lawsuit Against Daniels

If you know anything about entrepreneur Damon Dash, he has a couple people on his radar that he’s not too fond of, with one being Lee Daniels. According to Dash, he loaned Lee $ 2 Million early in his career to direct a project but was never paid back since…

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Steve Harvey Updates Comedy Hype On Kings Of Comedy Biopic: “Without Bernie It’s Just Not The Same”

Steve Harvey, Bernie Mac, DL Hughley and Cedric The Entertainer, are legends in their own rights. But together, these 4 legends make up the legendary, Original Kings Of Comedy. 18 years ago, the tour swept the nation with laughter and created such an epic experience, that many other tours would…

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Mike Epps Says Richard Pryor Biopic Probably Won’t Happen: “It Was A Weinstein Company Project”

A few years back we all were excited when news was confirmed that Richard Pryor’s long-awaited biopic was finally coming together. A film on the late comedian’s life has been considered for years with different names attached. Mike Epps, Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels, Tracy Morgan, and Eddie Murphy were the…

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Jay Pharoah Is Officially Onboard To Play Richard Pryor In Pam Grier’s Biopic

This is a story we’ve covered very closely. Last year Pam Grier shared she was looking to produce a biopic on her life and expressed she wanted Jay Pharoah to play her past lover, Richard Pryor. Soon after the report went up, Jay would go on to express he wanted…

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Jamie Foxx’s Mike Tyson Biopic Still Set To Film

It has been quiet some time since we last heard about Jamie Foxx taking on the role of Mike Tyson. The last tim we heard about the project, Foxx was sharing the vision for the opening scene with Hot 97. Now it appears that the Tyson biopic is slowly coming…

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Hey Pam Grier, Jay Pharoah Is Interested In Being Your Richard Pryor For Biopic

Yesterday we noted that Pam Grier was eyeing to one day get her biopic on the big screen. In a original interview with the Associated Press, Grier went on to share she would love Jay Pharoah to play her former flame, Richard Pryor. Upon hearing about the news, Pharoah has…

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Pam Grier Wants Jay Phraroah To Play Richard Pryor In Her Biopic

For 18 months, Pam Grier dated the iconic Richard Pryor. Their relationship was well documented to have it’s ups and downs. In her book, Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, she even went into the details of her relationship with Pryor. Now for a recent interview with The Kansas City…

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Mike Epps Is Making A ‘2 Live Crew’ Biopic With Uncle Luke

Mike Epps is about to get involved with one of Miami’s most legendary Hip-Hop groups, 2 Live Crew. As Hollywood puts it’s eye on some of the most loved stories for biopic films; Epps is really to get involved. “Proud to be executively producing one of the biggest hip hop stories…

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Richard Pryor Biopic To Now Be Produced By Jay Z And Lee Daniels Returns To Direct

At one point it was uncertain wether the Richard Pryor biopic was moving forward when it was revealed that EMPIRE’s Lee Daniels decided to no longer direct the film. But today it was reported that the project starring Mike Epps will not only move forward it will be produced by…