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Moviegoers can expect a powerhouse cast in the Richard Pryor biopic.

Among the big star names already announced, Oprah Winfrey and Eddie Murphy recently joined the cast. Oprah is set to play Richard’s grandmother and Eddie will play his father.

Mike Epps beat out some big names to play the highly coveted lead role and Kate Hudson is set to play Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor. The film will be directed by Lee Daniels and production is slated to begin in March of 2016.
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