The W
Views: 98306003
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
20.8.14 1530
The W - Random - Dave Chappelle in talks for Rick James biopic
This thread has 43 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Thread rated: 5.86
Pages: 1
(1340 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (5 total)
Ruby Trax
Summer sausage








Since: 10.12.01
From: The KZiM Tower

Since last post: 1958 days
Last activity: 1275 days
#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.25
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)



I am made of blue sky and golden light, and I will feel this way forever. Drums.
Promote this thread!
samoflange
Lap cheong








Since: 22.2.04
From: Cambridge, MA

Since last post: 308 days
Last activity: 300 days
#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.75
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.



Lloyd: When I met Mary, I got that old fashioned romantic feeling, where I'd do anything to bone her.
Harry: That's a special feeling.

"Jericho tries for the Walls of Jericho early on, but it is blocked by mysterious rays from Shawn Michaels while a message on the Titantron says, 'This move is mine now.' "
-RAW Satire, 05.10.04
Bullitt
Shot in the dark








Since: 11.1.02
From: Houston

Since last post: 14 days
Last activity: 14 days
#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.53
Make sure this thread gets locked before all the Chappelle quotes come out...





Making it Happen Since 1971 (agentzero.blogspot.com)
MonteCarl
Potato korv








Since: 21.1.02
From: Saginaw, MI

Since last post: 173 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.64
    Originally posted by Bullitt
    Make sure this thread gets locked before all the Chappelle quotes come out...


WHUT?? YEEAHH!! OKAAYY!!

--Monte N
JoshMann
Andouille








Since: 17.11.03
From: Tallahassee, FL

Since last post: 2228 days
Last activity: 2226 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.84
    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!!!! :)



I expect you fans, you people here in LA to do what you do best. RIOT!
Thread rated: 5.86
Pages: 1
Thread ahead: Zach Selwyn and Around the Horn
Next thread: Any Java programmers here?
Previous thread: Should I still Love CRZ or hate him?
(1340 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Don't forget about Tina saying "I thought that was funny." and laughing whenever one of Jimmy's jokes doesn't go over with the audienece. That's getting real annoying the past few weeks.
- tomvejada, SNL 4/12 Thoughts (2003)
Related threads: Chappelle's Show season 2 DVD? - "Is Wayne Brady Gonna Have To Choke A Bitch?" - Mae Young on Dave Chappelle?? - More...
The W - Random - Dave Chappelle in talks for Rick James biopicRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.139 seconds.