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Ruby Trax Summer sausage Level: 45 Posts: 345/435 EXP: 615850 For next: 44319 Since: 10.12.01 From: The KZiM Tower Since last post: 1930 days Last activity: 1247 days # 1 Posted on 10.6.04 2024.01 Reposted on: 10.6.11 2026.16 This is VERY early in the pre-production food chain, but at least Dave's looking to put a contingency plan in place should "Chappelle's Show" (inevitably?) run its course ... Lorenzo Di Bonaventura is in negotiations to acquire the film rights to Rick James' autobiography, "Memoirs of a Super Freak," with David Chappelle in early talks to topline the feature film adaptation of the funk rocker's memoirs for Paramount Pictures. Di Bonaventura mad for 'Freak' (hollywoodreporter.com) Promote this thread!
samoflange Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 294/1786 EXP: 4655085 For next: 127904 Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 279 days Last activity: 271 days # 2 Posted on 10.6.04 2033.17 Reposted on: 10.6.11 2033.37 I hope Charlie Murphy is in it too. Wonder how much influence the Rick James Episode had on this decision. And how similar the two impressions would be, though this obviously seems to be a serious project. I'm glad to see Chappelle finally "making it" after being relatively obscure for so long before his show began.
Bullitt Shot in the dark Level: 85 Posts: 1223/1916 EXP: 5673229 For next: 225335 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 12 days # 3 Posted on 10.6.04 2238.58 Reposted on: 10.6.11 2239.15 Make sure this thread gets locked before all the Chappelle quotes come out...
MonteCarl Potato korv Level: 53 Posts: 343/664 EXP: 1156106 For next: 1020 Since: 21.1.02 From: Saginaw, MI Since last post: 145 days Last activity: 21 days
AIM: # 4 Posted on 11.6.04 0908.11 Reposted on: 11.6.11 0910.17 Originally posted by Bullitt Make sure this thread gets locked before all the Chappelle quotes come out... WHUT?? YEEAHH!! OKAAYY!! --Monte N
JoshMann Andouille Level: 87 Posts: 914/2159 EXP: 6265387 For next: 127412 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2200 days Last activity: 2197 days
Y!: # 5 Posted on 11.6.04 0938.28 Reposted on: 11.6.11 0940.37 Originally posted by MonteCarl Originally posted by Bullitt Make sure this thread gets locked before all the Chappelle quotes come out... WHUT?? YEEAHH!! OKAAYY!! --Monte N A biopic by Chappelle on Rick James? THEY SHOULDA *NEVER* GIVEN YOU N****S MONEY!!!! :)
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