Comedian Mike Epps to Portray Richard Pryor in Biopic; Oprah Winfrey to Play Pryor’s Grandmother
Oprah Winfrey confirmed the news in a post on Instagram, posting a photo of Epps, Daniels and herself.
Epps tweeted a photo of him meeting Pryor's widow, Jennifer Pryor, and getting her blessing.
Winfrey will also star in the film as Pryor's grandmother, Marie Carter, Entertainment Tonight reports.
Pryor battled multiple sclerosis and died of a heart attack in 2005 at the age of 65.
Source: The Touch Radio