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Mike Epps To Play Richard Pryor In Biopic

27th August 2014

Mike Epps will play comedian Richard Pryor in a forthcoming biopic of the US comedian.The news has been confirmed on Twitter by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels, who posted a picture of himself with Epps -...

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Oprah Winfrey Reportedly Set To Play Richard Pryor's Abusive Grandmother In Upcoming Biopic

By Elinor Cosgrave | 27th August 2014

Oprah Winfrey has confirmed her involvement in an upcoming biopic of the late American actor and comedian Richard Pryor. The 60-year-old added a photograph to her Instagram account in which she posed alongside Lee Daniels...

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Mike Epps Confirmed To Play Richard Pryor

26th August 2014

Actor and funnyman Mike Epps has been confirmed as the lead in director Lee Daniels' upcoming Richard Pryor biopic.Rapper/actor Nick Cannon was previously linked to the title role, but on Sunday (24Aug14) moviemaker Daniels posted...

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Fascinating Fact: 4259182

25th June 2014

Actor/comedian Mike Epps has made his musical debut with a song titled That's What She Said, featuring rapper T-Pain.

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Mike Epps - Report

2nd June 2014

Georgia police have issued a warrant for the arrest of comedian/actor Mike Epps following an alleged assault at a comedy club, according to a U.S. report.An unnamed victim claims The Hangover star and two other...

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Mike Epps Will Not Face Charges Over Premiere Party Incident

11th May 2014

Actor/comedian Mike Epps will not face criminal charges for allegedly assaulting a woman at a movie premiere party in Los Angeles last month (Apr14).The Hangover star was attending an event at a bowling alley in...

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Mike Epps & Kevin Hart At War On Twitter

5th May 2014

Funnymen Mike Epps and Kevin Hart are getting serious about a war of words, and mutual pal Marlon Wayans is urging both comics to stop feuding.Epps sparked the spat after criticising the Ride Along star...

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Mike Epps Accuser Named

18th April 2014

A woman who accused actor Mike Epps of assaulting her at a party has been named as actress Simone Shepherd.The Hangover star was attending an event at a bowling alley in Los Angeles following the...

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Mike Epps Accused Of Assaulting A Woman At Movie Party

17th April 2014

Actor Mike Epps has been accused of reportedly assaulting a woman at a post-premiere party for new film A Haunted House 2.The Hangover star was celebrating the release of the movie at Lucky Strike bowling...

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Cops Called To Mike Epps' Birthday Celebrations After Gunshot

20th November 2012

Police were called to funnyman Mike Epps' birthday celebrations in Hollywood in the early hours of Tuesday morning (20Nov12) after a gun was fired.The actor/comedian, who turned 42 on Sunday (18Nov12), was partying with pals...

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Richard Pryor's Widow Gave Mike Epps Go Ahead For Biopic

18th October 2012

Funnyman Mike Epps got in touch with Richard Pryor's widow to ask her permission to play the late comedian in a new Nina Simone biopic.Epps is due to portray the See No Evil, Hear No...

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Mike Epps To Play Richard Pryor In Simone Biopic

16th October 2012

Funnyman Mike Epps has landed the coveted role of tragic comedian Richard Pryor in a new Nina Simone biopic.Pryor toured with the jazz and blues great in the 1960s. Avatar star Zoe Saldana will...

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Is Whitney Housten's Last Ever Movie Performance Memorable?

18th August 2012

The late singer and movie star, Whitney Houston enjoyed a glamorous and somewhat controversial career. Her legacy, though, does not simply live on in spirit; the multi award-winning actress performed in Sparkle shortly before her...

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Bobbi Kristina 'Proud' Of Whitney Houston

17th August 2012

Bobbi Kristina Brown is ''very proud'' of Whitney Houston's final work.The 19-year-old offspring of the late superstar and Bobby Brown is thrilled by new movie 'Sparkle', which the 'I Will Always Love You' singer worked...

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John Goodman To Star In The Hangover Iii

17th August 2012

John Goodman is to star in 'The Hangover III'. The 60-year-old actor looks set to play an antagonist in the third instalment of the comedy franchise and his part is believed to be a similar...

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Mike Epps' Past Came Back To Haunt Him On The Set Of Sparkle

10th August 2012

Funnyman Mike Epps' wife couldn't wait for filming on his new film Sparkle to wrap - because she didn't like the pimp character he brought home, and the old friends he reconnected with.The Hangover star's...

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Heather Graham Returning To Hangover Iii

10th August 2012

Heather Graham is returning to 'Hangover III'. The 42-year-old actress is set to reprise her role as Las Vegas stripper Jade - who married Ed Helms' alter-ego Stu in the comedy franchise's debut movie in...

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Mike Epps Digs Into His Troubled Past For New Sparkle Role

7th August 2012

Funnyman Mike Epps got deadly serious about his new role as a pimp in Whitney Houston's final film - because it brought back a lot of bad memories from his criminal past.The Hangover star has...

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Whitney Houston Warns Kids Of Fame Game In 'Sparkle' Movie

3rd April 2012

Whitney Houston may have had only a supporting role in the forthcoming film 'Sparkle,' but following the singer's sad passing on the eve of this year's Grammy Awards, circumstances have obviously changed and thus it...

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Sparkle Trailer Features Whitney Houston's Final Performance

3rd April 2012

The trailer for Sparkle has just been released online, showing Whitney Houston's final movie performance before she passed away suddenly in February 2012. Sparkle is a remake of the 1976 movie of the same name....

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Whitney Houston Refuses To Buckle Belt On Atlanta Flight

13th October 2011

Whitney Houston became embroiled in a heated argument with staff on a recent Delta Airlines flight after refusing to buckle her seatbelt. The singer reportedly "got diva" on a crew member after being advised to...

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2011 Bet Hip Hop Awards Suffer Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, No Show

12th October 2011

The 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta was a predictably high profile affair on Tuesday (11th October 2011), with dazzling performances from the likes of Dmx and Wiz Khalifa, but the ceremony was marred by...

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Whitney Houston To Return To The Silver Screen

14th September 2011

Whitney Houston is set the make her first appearance on the silver screen since 1996 according to 48-year-old singer will star opposite fellow singer Jordin Sparks and actor Mike Epps in a remake of...

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Whitney Houston To Make Movie Return In Sparkle

13th September 2011

Whitney Houston is to return to movies in 'Sparkle'.The troubled star - whose last big screen outing was 'The Preacher's Wife' in 1996 - is in talks to appear in a remake of the 1976...

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Lil Wayne Nominated For Record 18 Bet Awards

8th September 2011

Lil Wayne has been nominated for a record breaking 18 BET Hip-Hop awards after the nominees were officially announced on Thursday morning (08.09.2011).The nominations round off a very successful week for the rap superstar after...

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Tupac Shakur Confession Was 'Bold' Says Warren G

17th June 2011

Tupac Shakur was remembered by leading figures in the world of rap and R&B during a 40th birthday concert in Atlanta on Thursday (16th June 2011). Tupac Shakur's legacy was celebrated by the likes of...

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Actor Mike Epps Handed Legal Papers Onstage

10th May 2011

Comedian Mike Epps is facing legal action stemming from a fight last year (10) - he was served legal papers while performing onstage last week (ends05May12).The Hangover star clashed with cameraman Douglas Thornton during his...

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Epps Sued By Cameraman Over Bar Brawl

10th January 2011

THE HANGOVER star MIKE EPPS is facing a lawsuit from a videographer who alleges the funnyman assaulted him during a night out last year (10).Epps clashed with cameraman Douglas Thornton during his wife's birthday bash...

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Epps In Bar Brawl With Photographer

6th December 2010

THE HANGOVER star MIKE EPPS clashed with a photographer during a night out with his wife last month (27Nov10) after the snapper allegedly harassed the couple.The funnyman was celebrating his wife Michelle's birthday with a...

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2010 Bet Hip Hop Awards Spark Inspectah Deck Death Rumours

13th October 2010

The 2010 BET HIP HOP AWARDS was broadcast last night (October 12th 2010), and a live performance during the show sparked off rumours that the WU TANG CLAN member INSPECTAH DECK had died. During RAEKWON'S...

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