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The Richard Pryor biopic has scored some more talent.

According to Deadline, The Weinstein Company has added host/actress Oprah Winfrey to play the role of Pryor’s grandmother, who ran a brothel and raised the Richard there, actress Kate Hudson will play Richard Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, and comedian actor Eddie Murphy will play Pryor’s father, Leroy “Buck Carter” Pryor.


All three actors will join Mike Epps as he plays the lead role of Richard Pryor.

Lee Daniels will direct the film which was penned by Bill Condon, Bruce Cohen and Jennifer Lee Pryor will produce.