As noted in this morning’s roundup, HBO is working on a biopic of Marion Barry, with Spike Lee directing and Eddie Murphy starring.
Tom Sherwood, co-author of Dream City, confirmed on WAMU-FM this morning that he and collaborator Harry Jaffe sold development rights to HBO. “They are moving right along,” he said.
But what if Murphy isn’t able to go through with it? Some tweeters floated some ideas: