For 18 months, Pam Grier dated the iconic Richard Pryor. Their relationship was well documented to have it’s ups and downs. In her book, Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, she even went into the details of her relationship with Pryor. Now for a recent interview with The Kansas City Star, Greir has shared with the outlet that she is looking at turning her book into a film. She went on to share that if she had it her way, Richard Pryor would be played by Jay Pharoah.
She’s also working on turning her bestselling autobiography, “Foxy: My Life in Three Acts,” into a movie, and has some dream casting in mind: comedian Jay Pharoah as Richard Pryor and Roberto Benigni as Italian director Federico Fellini.