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After months of debates and rumors swirling around which actor/comedian would play the legendary Richard Pryor in the long-awaited biopic of his life, Oprah Winfrey finally confirmed who would play the iconic funnyman.

Did you guess Mike Epps?

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Oprah shared on social media that Epps was indeed the man for the job.

If you remember, a few months back,  Nick Cannon went on a not so subtle campaign to play the legendary comedian, posting this side-by-side photo of the two. He even grew Pryor’s legendary mustache and signature afro.

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But it looks like Mrs. O has spoken. She, along with famed director Lee Daniels shared their excitement:

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Do you think Mike Epps is the man for the job?

 

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