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Wow it’s been more than 30 years after late comedians/actors Richard Pryor and John Candy starred in the comedy remake of ‘Brewster’s Million, Robert Townsend, ‘The Five Heartbeats co-writer and director, has been commissioned for an update. The 1902 novel was reformatted into a play in 1906, and been adapted for the big screen ten times, including the Pryor reboot in 1985. Robert Townsend’s most recent directorial work was Bill Cosby’s 2013 standup comedy special, ‘Far From Finished.

By, Omar Burgess, Blackamericaweb.com

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