Actor Eddie landed a role in Lee Daniels\u2018 anxiously-anticipated Richard Pryor biopic as the late comedian\u2019s father, Leroy \u201cBuck Carter\u201d Pryor. Mike Epps will play the leading role as Richard Pryor. Oprah Winfrey will play his brothel-running granny. Murphy and Winfrey join a cast that also features Kate Hudson as Pryor\u2019s fourth and sixth wife Jennifer Lee Pryor, who will play a major role in the film\u2019s narrative. According to Deadline, the film is moments away from a green-light from The Weinstein Company and if all goes well, will being production in March 2016.