EXCLUSIVE: Eddie Murphy Cast in Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor Film
By Stacy Lambe
ET can exclusively confirm that Eddie Murphy is in talks for a role in Lee Daniels' untitled Richard Pryor biopic, according to a source close to the production. So what part will he play? Richard Pryor's father, LeRoy "Buck Carter" Pryor, a former boxer.
ET can also confirm that Kate Hudson will in fact play Pryor’s wife, Jennifer Pryor, who is a producer on the film.
On Thursday, the director posted a photo of the him and Murphy together on Instagram with the caption: “Strap in and brace yourself. They done let me and him out of our cages! #idonteventhinkimreadyforthisone! #excited #proud #OMG”