Richard Pryor

Kenya Barris to Direct Upcoming Richard Pryor Biopic

Kenya Barris to Direct Upcoming Richard Pryor Biopic

Kenya Barris is set to helm the upcoming Richard Pryor biopic. Visit for more information The Black-ish creator will also serve as the writer and producer of the flick via his company Khalabo Ink Society. Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, will also be a producer on the project. “Having had a front-row seat to much […]

Paul Mooney Denies Molesting Richard Pryor’s Son

Richard Pryor Jr. accused comedian Paul Mooney of molesting him when he was younger, and the comedian denied the claims. Visit for more information Richard Pryor’s ex-bodyguard Rashon Kahn, claims Mooney sexually abused the then-teenager in the 1970s without directly naming the comic. He also claimed the late comedian put a $1 million hit […]

Dave Chappelle to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for Comedy

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The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is an American award presented by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to it is presented to individuals who have “had an impact on American society in ways similar to Twain.” Recipients of this prestigious prize include Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Letterman, […]

The Source Black History Icon Of The Day: Richard Pryor

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Although it’s been almost fourteen years since his passing, Richard Pryor is still hailed as the greatest comedian of all-time. His uncompromising perspective on race, religion, relationships, sex, and everything else under the sun catapulted him as arguably the most influential stand-up comedian. Among the comedians that Pryor influenced are Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, Whoopi […]

Richard Pryor’s Wife Confirms Bi-Sexual Allegations with Marlon Brando


In a recent interview that went viral, Ouincy Jones told Vulture that, “Brando was the most charming mother-ker you ever met. He’d f-k anything. Anything! He’d f-k a mailbox. James Baldwin, Richard Pryor, Marvin Gaye.” This sent the internet into frenzy. Visit for more information Well, we can put all the unanswered questions to […]

Foxy Icon Pam Grier Has A Biopic Coming To The Big Screen

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Words by Shurida Lundi Visit for more information Known best for starring in blaxploitation films and being the sexy siren on screen, Pam Grier is behind the screen as she has her biopic in the works. In this film, we’ll travel back in time to the 70s as we get a look into her […]

Reality Check – Comic Legend Richard Pryor Stages Half-Hearted Comeback

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WORDS BY Keven L. Carter This article was originally published in The Source Magazine, April 1993 (Issue #43) Visit for more information Atlantic City—we in Jersey call it “Camden-by-the-Sea.” It is a place where old fighters go to get one last paycheck. If they can breathe and stand upright, someone will pay for them […]

Jay Z Announces Two New Docu-Series with The Weinstein Company


As promised, Jay Z and The Weinstein Company are on a roll with announcement after announcement of projects in the works as a result of their recent first-look deal collaboration. In the past week alone they have unveiled three projects including the Lee Daniel’s directed Richard Pryor biopic starring Mike Epps and Tracy Morgan. Visit […]

Jay Z to Produce Richard Pryor Biopic, Tracy Morgan to Play Redd Foxx

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Shawn Carter is one busy man. The New York rapper is expanding his resume, jumping on board the highly anticipated Richard Pryor biopic, serving as producer. Visit for more information The film, tentatively titled Richard Pryor: Is it Something I Said, named after Pryor’s 1975 live album, was reportedly postponed in May after Empire director […]

[Interview] Mike Epps Gets Real About Life, Playing Richard Pryor & More

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Beyoncé ain’t the only one who knows how to make lemonade from lemons. Comedian Mike Epps certainly knows a thing or two about prevailing over obstacles, writing his own rules and staying true to himself in Hollyweird. From feature films to now lead character on ABC’s family comedy Uncle Buck, Epps is on fire. During […]

Happy Birthday Redd Foxx! Top 10 Comedians He’s Influenced

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Who doesn’t love some good standup comedy? Since the beginning of entertainment history, there has always been a strong need for someone who is able to make people laugh hysterically. Comedy is a necessary part of our culture. Today marks the birth of one of the most influential, groundbreaking and side busting comedians to ever […]

Tracy Morgan To Play Redd Foxx In Richard Pryor Biopic

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According to an interview with Hollywood Reporter, Tracy Morgan has confirmed that he will be playing the role of Redd Foxx in the upcoming Lee Daniels directed Richard Pryor biopic. Visit for more information In the interview, Morgan exclaims, “Mr. Foxx, I hope I do you justice! It will be an honor to portray […]