Eddie Murphy has already been announced to star as Rudy Ray Moore in an upcoming biopic “Dolemite Is My Name” and Netflix have announced more cast members for the show. Moore was the creator and star of the blaxploitation “Dolemite” films where he starred as a kung fu pimp ghetto hero who stuck it to ‘The Man’.
The current cast now consists of:
Eddie Murphy – Rudy Ray Moore
Keegan-Michael Key (“Friends From College”) – Jerry Jones
Wesley Snipes (“Blade trilogy”)
Mike Epps (“The Hangover”)
Craig Robinson (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”)
Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
Da’Vine Joy Randolph (“Office Christmas Party”)
Production for the Netflix Original movie began on June 11th.