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Eddie Murphy

  1. snl
    The 13 Best SNL Sketches of Season 45Rounding up the funniest moments from the weirdest season of the NBC series.
  2. advice
    Eddie Murphy Shares the Bad Comedy Advice He Got From Rodney Dangerfield“Hey, who knew?”
  3. snl
    Eddie Murphy Remembers the SNL Sketch That Saved His JobIt involved dog food.
  4. snl
    Bill Cosby’s Publicist Calls Eddie Murphy a ‘Hollywood Slave’ After SNL EpisodeOne person wasn’t a fan of Murphy’s SNL monologue.
  5. snl
    Eddie Murphy’s Velvet Jones Made His Glorious Return on SNL’s ‘Black Jeopardy’“Mr. Jones, folks on the internet are gonna be upset if you keep talking like that.”
  6. last night on late night
    It’s Not a Beautiful Day for Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood to Start Gentrifying“It’s like a magic trick. White people pay a lot of money, and then poof, all the black people are gone.”
  7. overnights
    SNL Recap: Eddie Murphy Is Mr. Robinson, Gumby, Buckwheat, and Entirely HimselfThis was the triumphant return both Murphy and his fans were hoping for.
  8. last night on late night
    Half of Netflix’s Budget Was on Eddie Murphy’s SNL Monologue StageDave Chappelle! Chris Rock! Tracy Morgan!
  9. last night on late night
    Eddie Murphy Challenges Your Knowledge of Eddie Murphy Folklore on Tonight ShowCan you describe Prince’s roller skates? Do you know who caught Prince’s hubcap? Why did Eddie turn down Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
  10. snl
    Lizzo Is As Excited for Eddie Murphy’s SNL Episode As You Are“Sexual Chocolate! Sexual Chocolate!”
  11. snl
    Eddie Murphy Is Too Cool for a Silly SNL PromoMurphy returns to Studio 8H in the first promo for his hosting gig.
  12. snl
    6 of Eddie Murphy’s Most Iconic SNL SketchesFrom “Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood” to “James Brown’s Celebrity Hot Tub Party.”
  13. snl
    Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Colin Jost’s Fiancée to Visit SNL in DecemberHere’s everyone performing for the final month of 2020.
  14. movies
    Who’s Afraid of an Eddie Murphy Comeback?Dolemite Is My Name allows Eddie Murphy to reclaim a potent swagger that made him both inescapably magnetic and undeniably threatening.
  15. words of wisdom
    Obama Encouraged Eddie Murphy to Return to Stand-Up, Share His Hair-Dye SecretsHe asked Eddie Murphy to share his secret to battling gray hair, but the only secret is: Don’t be President.
  16. last night on late night
    Eddie Murphy Plans to Revive His Favorite Characters on SNLIt will be a very special Christmas episode, indeed.
  17. movie review
    Dolemite Is My Name Gives Eddie Murphy a Second ActThe writers of Ed Wood provide the actor with his best material in years.
  18. trailer mix
    Dolittle Trailer: This Is Not Your Mother’s Dr. DolittleThis time the animals aren’t funny … they’re scary!
  19. comebacks
    Eddie Murphy Won’t Squeeze Into His Old Leather for His New Stand-Up Special“Nah, man, you can’t wear a leather suit at 58.”
  20. stand-up
    Eddie Murphy Is Going on Tour in 2020“Next year I am going to tour, do some stand-up.”
  21. trailer mix
    Dolemite Is My Name Trailer: Eddie Murphy’s Comeback Is OfficialOkay, this looks great.
  22. casting
    Wesley Snipes, James Earl Jones, and Rick Ross Are Coming to AmericaPlus Beale Street’s KiKi Layne, with SNL’s Leslie Jones in talks to join.
  23. trailer mix
    Jerry Seinfeld and Eddie Murphy Catch Up in the Comedians in Cars TrailerSeinfeld returns with a new batch of episodes on July 19.
  24. conversations
    Eddie Murphy, Ricky Gervais, and More to Get Coffee in Cars With Jerry SeinfeldSeth Rogen, Melissa Villaseñor, Martin Short, and more will also show up.
  25. snl
    Alan Zweibel Looks Back on Working With Gilda Radner and His Other SNL Friends“Even to this day, when I write for certain women … I’ll write for Gilda, though she’s been dead 30 years.”
  26. remakes
    Eddie Murphy to Star in Tim Story–Directed Film Inspired by Grumpy Old MenReady for more Eddie Murphy on the big screen?
  27. underrated
    Wyatt Cenac on the Eddie Murphy–Produced CBS Pilot What’s Alan Watching?The comedian looks back on the bizarre pilot featuring Eddie Murphy, George Carlin, Ellen Cleghorne, and more.
  28. deep dives
    How Coming to America Flipped the Script on Eddie Murphy’s CareerThe film would influence so much of what Murphy did in the years to follow — and continue to have a hold on contemporary audiences.
  29. Jonathan Levine and Kenya Barris Are Working on a ‘Coming to America’ […]A sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America is in the works at Paramount. According to Variety, the studio has hired Black-ish […]
  30. delayed sequels
    3 Decades Later, We’re Getting a Coming to America SequelFrom the creator of Black-ish and the director of 50/50.
  31. How Charlie Murphy Influenced His Brother Eddie’s Rise in Stand-up ComedyCharlie encouraged Eddie to perform for the first time.
  32. r.i.p.
    Charlie Murphy, Stand-up Comic and Chappelle’s Show Co-star, Dead at 57Charlie co-starred on Chappelle’s Show, memorably telling his “true Hollywood stories.”
  33. stand-up
    Eddie Murphy Wants to Return to Stand-up, But It Won’t Be EasyExpectations and technology make it more complicated than a famous band simply reuniting.
  34. chat room
    Eddie Murphy on Mr. Church, SNL, and Stand-up“Eventually I will get back onstage, but it won’t just be stand-up. Music, comedy — I’ve got to figure out a way to put a show together.”
  35. great insults
    Prince’s Friends Share His Best Insults“Let me ask you a question: Do you see me stop my show to do comedy?”
  36. alternate universe casting couch
    Eddie Murphy Was Originally in Star Trek IVHis part was later edited into Catherine Hicks’s role.
  37. How Cinematic Can Standup Comedy Be? As Kevin Hart: What Now was projected onto the screen in front me, I realized what a strange experience it was to be in a small movie theater […]
  38. last night on late night
    Watch Eddie Murphy’s Tracy Morgan ImpressionBALL. PARK. FRANKS!
  39. Eddie Murphy Talks Standup, Movies, Twitter, and More in His First Podcast […]Over the weekend, The Hollywood Reporter posted its latest Awards Chatter podcast episode with Eddie Murphy – the actor and comedian’s first […]
  40. trailer mix
    Eddie Murphy Is Back in Mr. Church TrailerAlso starring Britt Robertson.
  41. What Happens When Once-Beloved Comedy Fails the Test of Time? One of the most common praises of art – be it music, literature, comedy or anything else – is to refer to it as “timeless.” What people […]
  42. delayed sequels
    Beverly Hills Cop 4 Hires New Directors, Might Actually HappenProducer Jerry Bruckheimer tapped Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah for the job.
  43. Eddie Murphy’s ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’ Is Moving Forward with New DirectorsThe saga of Beverly Hills Cop IV staying stuck in development hell is far from over. According to Deadline, Paramount has replaced previously […]
  44. Eddie Murphy Might Star in a Netflix Mockumentary About a ’60s Soul SingerEddie Murphy and Brett Ratner are teaming up for a new project in the works at Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Murphy is in […]
  45. fake-outs
    Eddie Murphy in Talks for Fake Netflix DocWith Brett Ratner directing.
  46. beefin'
    David Spade Gets Why Eddie Murphy Hates Him“I was freaking the f*ck out.”
  47. Watch Eddie Murphy Impersonate Bill Cosby While Accepting the Mark Twain […]Here’s a clip from last night’s ceremony for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor honoring Eddie Murphy, who, despite refusing to […]
  48. impressions
    Eddie Murphy Finally Impersonated CosbyAccording to reports from the comedian’s Mark Twain ceremony.
  49. Why Eddie Murphy Didn’t Play Cosby on SNL 40He also discusses returning to stand-up.
  50. Eddie Murphy Talks Movies, ‘SNL,’ and a Possible Return to StandupThe Washington Post has a great interview out today with Eddie Murphy, and it’s full of interesting insights about why he decided not to […]
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