Richard Pryor Docu On The Way
A new Richard Pryor documentary is on the way. Titled, “I Am Richard Pryor,” the docu is being produced for Paramount Network and follows the legendary comic as he rises from his impoverished childhood, growing up in a brothel run by his grandmother, to become the highest-paid performer in the entertainment industry.
The film will be executive produced by his wife, Jennifer Lee Pryor and will feature interviews with comedians, filmmakers, writers, and collaborators including Lily Tomlin, Tiffany Haddish, Michael Epps, Howie Mandel, Sandra Bernhard, and Jimmie Walker.
No additional details about the project have been released.