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Mike Epps and Three Cool Kids? Welcome Back, Uncle Buck

David Hinckley | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Remaking Uncle Buck into a TV sitcom feels like it kinda shouldn't work, and then it kinda does. ABC's reincarnation of this lovable goofball story,...

Mike Epps Taps Into His Inner Patti LaBelle For Taste Test Reenactment

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.01.2015 | Black Voices

James Wright Chanel's’s taste test of Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie made him an instant online sensation, which eventually earned the Los Angel...

Mike Epps Talks 'Soaking' Up Richard Pryor Role, Hints At Timeline

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

After a long casting process, it appears Lee Daniels’ Richard Pryor biopic is set to begin production soon. The late comedian will be played by M...

Mike Epps Has Some Advice For Dealing With The Police

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.05.2015 | Black Voices

Comedian Mike Epps is the latest name to join the growing list of celebrities who have come forward with their personal experiences with law enforceme...

My Conversation With Mike Epps on Playing Richard Pryor

Tavis Smiley | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Tonight I'm joined by actor and comedian Mike Epps. It was recently announced that Mike will play legendary comedian Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic, to be directed by Lee Daniels. In this clip Mike shares his thoughts on portraying such an iconic figure and gives us a small taste of what to expect from his performance.

Mike Epps Wants Us To Be Able To Laugh About Racism

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices

Even at a time of heightened racial tension in this country, popular and well-traveled comedian Mike Epps is trying to make a lighthearted point about...

Mike Epps On ‘Top Five': 'There Wasn't One Good Comedian In The Whole Movie'

Posted 01.20.2015 | Black Voices

--Comedian Mike Epps shares his thoughts on Chris Rock’s latest film, “Top Five.” (Tom Joyner Morning Show) More Notable/Quotables:...

WATCH: Celebrities Gleefully Dropping The F-Bomb Live On The Air

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live doesn't do your average celebrity interview. Sometimes the stars destroy our property. Sometimes they crash other interviews. And they p...

Who Should Play Richard Pryor?

Deadline Hollywood | Posted 08.12.2014 | Black Voices

EXCLUSIVE: After blowing away everybody with his audition, actor-comic Mike Epps has emerged as the front-runner to star as Richard Pryor in the biopi...

Mike Epps Join HBO Films' Bessie Smith Biopic

Black Film | Posted 06.10.2014 | Black Voices

Charles S. Dutton, Tika Sumpter, and Mike Epps have joined the cast of ‘Bessie,’ HBO’s film about Bessie Smith, with Queen Latifah starring as t...

Comedian Wanted For Alleged Assault

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment

Police have issued an arrest warrant for comedian Mike Epps following an alleged assault outside an Atlanta, Georgia comedy club on June 1. Accordi...

Mike Epps Calls Kevin Hart 'Overrated'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

Kevin Hart's persistent hustle around the comedy circuit has resulted in so many sold-out shows that in 2011, the Philadelphia funnyman broke Eddie Mu...

WATCH: Comic Cracks On George Zimmerman

| Posted 10.21.2013 | Miami

By Peter Bailey The brightest comic will grudgingly admit that their most memorable jokes are inspired during the darkest moments. So are we rea...

My Father's Love of Nina Simone

CC Stinson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Black Voices
CC Stinson

Nina is an interesting and charismatic character, so I can see why my father loved her music. He would be so excited that two films are in production about her life, and I am thrilled as well despite the controversy.

Movie Review: The Hangover Part III

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I heartily endorse the original Hangover. Now we've got Part III. And yes, I recognize that the Roman numeral is meant as a joke -- but I have to point out that it's about as funny as many of the gags in this uneven and busy film.

WATCH: Mike Epps Caught On Camera During Club Brawl

Posted 11.27.2012 | Black Voices

Details are beginning to emerge surrounding Mike Epps’ alleged club brawl at Los Angeles nightclub, Tru. Sources tell TMZ that the confrontation ...

Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor in Nina Simone Biopic

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

Actor Mike Epps is joining the cast of "Nina," the Nina Simone biopic written and directed by Cynthia Mort. Epps will play comedian Richard Pryor,...

Guess Who's Coming Back To 'The Hangover Part III'

Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

When Mike Epps joked in "The Hangover" that roofies should be called "floories," it's doubtful he ever thought that the film would the first part of w...

Chuck Brown Memorial Service Details: What You Need To Know

Posted 05.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you planning on attending Thursday's public memorial service for go-go legend Chuck Brown at the Walter E. Washington Convention Cen...

Mike Epps Threatened To F**k Up His Daughter?

Posted 03.02.2012 | Black Voices

Mike Epps’ daughter, Bria, has filed a police report against the comedian stating that he threatened to “f**k her up.” According to TMZ, the ...

Jumping The Broom: Family and Class Conflicts With a Side of Humor

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The film doesn't try to put a copycat "urban" tag on the proceedings, but instead tells an interesting story free of Hollywood's often narrow depictions of African-Americans.

A Real Critic's Choice

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Recently, I had to choose between two screenings, both happening at the same time. One was Lottery Ticket, a comedy starring Bow Wow. The other was A Film Unfinished, a Holocaust-themed documentary. That seems like a no-brainer, right?

HuffPost Review: Lottery Ticket

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The less said about Lottery Ticket, the better. The odds of you laughing at this weak and obvious comedy are about the same as winning the lottery.

New York Comedy Festival Announces Line-Up: Andy Samberg, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, And Tracy Morgan To Perform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The New York Comedy Festival announced a tentative line-up today that adds Dane Cook, Mike Birbiglia and more to an already venerable list of stand-up...

The Top Nine Reasons to Attend the New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
New York Comedy Festival

8. You've always heard that Tracy Morgan is a lunatic on stage, but you've never experienced it for yourself.