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Dave Chappelle to possibly star as Rick James in movie...hold your fucking ears

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by GamblersGrin, Jun 10, 2004.

  1. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin 12oz Elite Member

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    Dave Chappelle to possibly star as Rick James in movie...hold your fucking ears

    Discussion started by GamblersGrin - Jun 10, 2004

    if this does happen, im going to have to stick pencils in my ears. dont get me wrong, i love the show and the character bit but too hear bad impressions everywhere and anywhere is too too much. people need to start talking more like al from deadwood, bunch of cocksuckers.

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...lm_chappelle_dc

    Chappelle Gets His 'Freak' On

    LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Comedian David Chappelle (news) in early talks to play Rick James in a film based on the funk musician's upcoming memoirs, "Memoirs of a Super Freak."

    James, 56, best known for his 1981 hit "Super Freak (Part I)," has been working on a book for some time. Producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura is in negotiations to acquire the rights for a Paramount film.

    In addition to his own pop and R&B hits, such as "You and I" and "Mary Jane," James wrote and produced songs for the likes of Teena Marie (news), the Temptations and Eddie Murphy (news). The one-time Navy deserter fell prey to drugs, and spent time behind bars in the 1990s for assault and holding a woman against her will. He suffered a stroke in 1998.

    Chappelle, who has impersonated James on his Comedy Central series, "Chappelle's Show," starred in such features as "The Nutty Professor" and "Con Air."
     
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    DETO - Replied Jun 10, 2004

    June 18th. deto sees dave chappelle in concert. can't wait.
     
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    Damn I want to see that show Deadwood...
     
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    GamblersGrin - Replied Jun 10, 2004

    excerpt from above link...
    Look assholes, it's funny when Dave Chappelle says it, not you. I'm tired of people adopting speech patterns, catch phrases, and their entire personalities from movies. When Jim Carrey's "Ace Ventura" came out, every prick I know did their worst "allllrighty then" impression. You can still hear it echoed by smug school girls who try to compensate for their lack of personality and any semblance of wit by chanting this mantra so maybe you won't notice that they're lying whores. The worst is when some gabby bitch is the center of a party, and someone tells an awkward story, to which she'll pause a beat, roll her eyes, then say "oooooookayyyyy!" Then she thinks it's funny and she high fives all her snobby bitch friends who watch stupid shit like "Will & Grace" and "Average American Family deals with gay daughter," all while listening to whiny angst-filled "emo" bullshit and taking everything Carson Daly says as gospel. I hope you choke.
     
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