“Dolemite Is My Name” is filled with wacky moments recounting Rudy Ray Moore’s quest to make the blaxploitation classic, “Dolemite,” but director Craig Brewer said most of it really happened. Brewer told Business Insider that there were even more ridiculous stories from the making of “Dolemite” that he couldn’t fit […]
“Dolemite Is My Name” is dedicated to Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy. Charlie is the one who introduced Eddie to the 1975 blaxploitation classic, “Dolemite,” and its sequels. Eddie has been trying to make a movie about “Dolemite” creator Rudy Ray Moore for over a decade. Charlie […]
Director Craig Brewer is riding high with the acclaimed “Dolemite Is My Name,” a look at the making of the Blaxploitation hit “Dolemite,” and is currently shooting the anticipated “Coming to America” sequel. But for years, Brewer struggled to stay in the business following the success of his hit indie […]
Craig Brewer will never forget when he tried to...