Wayans wants to change that and is hopeful that Hollywood will begin to see him as more than just a funny guy now that he has a romantic dramedy under his belt.
"I'm about to start writing my next movie while I'm prepping to do a special because I want to do a big tour next year," he added.
Footage of him auditioning to play Pryor leaked online years ago.
Plans for a film have been announced over the years with various stars attached, but the project has yet to happen.
Wayans writes and produces many of his own roles His new show pulls from his real life
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