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Remember when Marlon Wayans was attached to star in a Richard Pryor biopic? His time for the role has since passed, with Mike Epps now set to portray the late comedian in a movie directed by Lee Daniels and costarring Oprah Winfrey and Kate Hudson. But thanks to Shadow and Act, we can see some of what the Wayans… Continue reading Watch Marlon Wayans' Fantastic Audition Video for the Richard Pryor Biopic

Biopics are technically movies that depict full lives of famous people. We allow the term and genre to be loose these days, because we’re typically more interested in parts of those lives rather than the whole span from birth to death. Not every potential real-life movie subject deserves or requires such scope. So, not every biopic has to play out like Boyhood with… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's Your Favorite Biopic?

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey: New images from Fifty Shades of Grey move the spotlight to members of Christian Grey’s family. Played by Jamie Dornan, Grey is the wealthy businessman who captures the heart, body and soul of college student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson); the new pictures reveal Rita Ora, Andrew Airlie and Marcia Gay Harden as Christian’s sister… Continue reading Movie News: New 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Images; Natalie Portman Touted for Steve Jobs Biopic

Fast and Furious 7: Vin Diesel shared two new images from the next Fast and Furious installment, and the first one is a bittersweet look at the actor with his late friend and original franchise co-star Paul Walker. They sure look snazzy, too. The other new pic is Diesel alone as Toretto, apparently about to get into a fight. Click the link here to see a whole… Continue reading Movie News: New 'Fast and Furious 7' Images; 'Whiplash' Director Lands on Neil Armstrong Biopic

Sparkle

Richard Pryor: Director Lee Daniels is planning to make a biographical movie portrait of the legendary Richard Pryor, and the latest word is that Mike Epps (Sparkle, above) is the front-runner to land the coveted role. Epps had previously been set to play the comedian and actor before he died in 2005, and recently portrayed him in the bio-pic Nina, about the… Continue reading Movie News: Who Will Play Richard Pryor in Bio-pic?; Emma Stone Heads to Broadway; First 'Pride' Trailer