Mike Epps will star as Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic about his life, and now the late comedian’s widow is dishing on why Epps was the perfect choice for the role.
In a recent interview with Madame Noire, Jennifer Lee Pryor had this to say:
I think Mike has a rawness about him that is very similar to Richard’s rawness. You know what I mean? Nick is a delightful person, I think he’s a very nice guy and I think the same of Marlon, but I don’t feel their rawness. That’s not an insult, it’s just a fact. Some people look kind of shattered when they walk into a room and Mike’s got that vulnerability and you can identify that. Marlon doesn’t have that, nor does Nick. They’re both very talented and their both very likable, they’re both great guys and they’ll obviously be in the business for…
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