Deuces! Find Out Why Lee Daniels Left Richard Pryor Biopic

Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels


Lee Daniels has thrown up the deuces and will no longer direct the upcoming Richard Pryor biopic, according to Deadline.

Mike Epps

Mike Epps

The co-creator and showrunner for the hit series, ‘Empire’, has left The Weinstein Company and will no longer direct the film that will star comedian Mike Epps.

Just last week, we posted a clip of Lee complaining about how Hollywood treats black directors and writers.


However, reportedly his departure is not because of behind the scenes drama, but because of scheduling conflicts.

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

No further changes have been made to the biopic cast, with Epps playing Pryor, co-starring with Oprah Winfrey and Jennifer Hudson.

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

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Authored by: Kellie Williams