The W
Views: 97593559
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
23.7.07 0251
The 7 - Random - Dave Chappelle in talks for Rick James biopic
This thread has 31 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(931 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (5 total)
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
AIM:  
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!!!! :)
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Sopranos Finale Thoughts
Next thread: Zach Selwyn and Around the Horn
Previous thread: Should I still Love CRZ or hate him?
(931 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Chappelle's Show season 2 DVD? - "Is Wayne Brady Gonna Have To Choke A Bitch?" - Mae Young on Dave Chappelle?? - More...
The 7 - Random - Dave Chappelle in talks for Rick James biopicRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.201 seconds.