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Showtime To Air ‘Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic’ Documentary On May 31; Video

By | Monday April 15, 2013 @ 9:24am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23 and Showtime has now set Friday, May 31 as the debut air date. The documentary, directed by Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired helmer Marina Zenovich, and written by P.G. Morgan, chronicles Pryor’s life from his troubled youth in Peoria, Illinois, to his meteoric rise as one of the most respected comic actors of the 20th century. Jennifer Pryor exec produced. The film is the second in Showtime’s new docu series, Sho Focus, which kicked off with R.J. Cutler’s The World According To Dick Cheney in March. Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic features interviews with Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Mel Brooks, Quincy Jones, Lily Tomlin and Jesse Jackson. Check out some exclusive footage below:

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Hot Trailer: ‘Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out’

By | Friday March 15, 2013 @ 4:54pm PDT

Marina Zenovich found more fodder for her docu lens when the subject of her 2008 film Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired landed in hot water with Swiss authorities in September 2009. Her feature-length follow-up Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out covers the ensuing media circus surrounding Roman Polanski‘s 10-month house arrest. The pic premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival and will be available On Demand on March 26. Here’s the trailer:

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