Oprah Winfrey To Play 'Whorehouse Madam' In Richard Pryor Movie

Oprah Winfrey's been cast to play Richard Pryor's grandmother -- a cruel and abusive lady pimp -- in the upcoming biopic directed by O's pal Lee Daniels. Pryor's widow, Jennifer, tells TMZ Oprah got hold of the script, and was desperate to play Marie Carter -- the woman who raised Pryor in her brothel in Peoria, Illinois and who was known to beat him.
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