Chris Rock: Jamie Foxx should play Marion Barry in biopic

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Actor and comedian Chris Rock thinks Jamie Foxx would be a great actor to portray late Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry in a biopic.

Rock made the comments to 94.7 Fresh FM DJ Tommy McFly while doing media rounds for his upcoming film, Top Five.

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Rock, who said Barry “lived a colorful life,” used Barry as material for some of his past stand-up routines over the years.

“Jamie Foxx would figure out the smart parts of Marion Barry and the — I don’t want to say dumb part — but the part that would get out of control,” Rock said. 

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