The Hollywood Reporter says Morgan is in talks to portray comic legend Redd Foxx in Lee Daniels' upcoming Richard Pryor biopic. Foxx, of course, is known for starring in the classic TV sitcom Sanford and Son, but is perhaps lesser known for giving Pryor his start by allowing Pryor to open for him in the comedy club he owned.
"Mr. Foxx, I hope I do you justice!" said Morgan in a statement. "It will be an honor to portray an icon."
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