1. Are you a gamer? Come join us at GameNotOver.com
    If you are a gamer, then GameNotOver is your new home! Whether you are a PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, mobile or web gamer, you will find other gamers to talk with on GameNotOver where you can get help, share reviews of the latest games and gaming technology or even wax nostalgic over the gaming days of old. Come join us and help us grow GameNotOver into a wonderful community for gamers!
    Dismiss Notice

Chappelle to Play Rick James in Movie?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Jun 11, 2004.

  1. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

    67,639 Messages
    14,461 Likes Received
    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=598&e=2&u=/nm/20040610/film_nm/film_chappelle_dc

    Chappelle Gets His 'Freak' On

    Thu Jun 10,11:18 AM ET


    By Liza Foreman

    LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Comedian David Chappelle (news) in early talks to play Rick James in a film based on the funk musician's upcoming memoirs, "Memoirs of a Super Freak."



    James, 56, best known for his 1981 hit "Super Freak (Part I)," has been working on a book for some time. Producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura is in negotiations to acquire the rights for a Paramount film.

    In addition to his own pop and R&B hits, such as "You and I" and "Mary Jane," James wrote and produced songs for the likes of Teena Marie (news), the Temptations and Eddie Murphy (news). The one-time Navy deserter fell prey to drugs, and spent time behind bars in the 1990s for assault and holding a woman against her will. He suffered a stroke in 1998.

    Chappelle, who has impersonated James on his Comedy Central series, "Chappelle's Show," starred in such features as "The Nutty Professor" and "Con Air."

    Reuters/Hollywood Reporter


    =================================================

    It's a movie about Me...I'm Rick James biatch! :p
     
  2. jamez25

    jamez25 Active Member

    1,625 Messages
    13 Likes Received
    that would be funny as hell if it were a comedy
     
  3. Skeptic

    Skeptic New Member

    851 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    Please God.
     

Share This Page