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Eddie Murphy

  1. remakes
    Eddie Murphy to Star in Tim Story–Directed Film Inspired by Grumpy Old MenReady for more Eddie Murphy on the big screen?
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 […]
  5. delayed sequels
    3 Decades Later, We’re Getting a Coming to America SequelFrom the creator of Black-ish and the director of 50/50.
  6. How Charlie Murphy Influenced His Brother Eddie’s Rise in Stand-up ComedyCharlie encouraged Eddie to perform for the first time.
  7. 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.”
  8. 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.
  9. 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.”
  10. 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?”
  11. alternate universe casting couch
    Eddie Murphy Was Originally in Star Trek IVHis part was later edited into Catherine Hicks’s role.
  12. 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 […]
  13. last night on late night
    Watch Eddie Murphy’s Tracy Morgan ImpressionBALL. PARK. FRANKS!
  14. 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 […]
  15. trailer mix
    Eddie Murphy Is Back in Mr. Church TrailerAlso starring Britt Robertson.
  16. 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 […]
  17. delayed sequels
    Beverly Hills Cop 4 Hires New Directors, Might Actually HappenProducer Jerry Bruckheimer tapped Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah for the job.
  18. 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 […]
  19. 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 […]
  20. fake-outs
    Eddie Murphy in Talks for Fake Netflix DocWith Brett Ratner directing.
  21. The 20 Greatest Standup Specials of All TimeModern standup has been around in one form or another since vaudeville, but it’s only been since the late ‘70s that the standup special has […]
  22. money
    Eddie Murphy and Katherine Heigl Deemed Hollywood’s Least Valuable ActorsCan you guess who reigns (un)supreme?
  23. writers
    Josh Gad Working on Twins Sequel TripletsThe one where Eddie Murphy is the long-lost brother to Arnold and DeVito.
  24. failed jokes
    When Funny People Create Bad TVJimmy Fallon: Funny! Jimmy Fallon’s new sitcom? Uh …
  25. beverly hills cop
    CBS Snags Shawn Ryan’s Beverly Hills Cop SequelJay Pharoah, call your agent.
  26. exclusive
    Beverly Hills Cop May Really Be a TV ShowAxel Foley, meet Vic Mackey.
  27. vulture lists
    A Bloated History of the Movie Fat SuitFrom Orson Welles to Tyler Perry.
  28. Watch a Supercut of Movie Stars Making Their Film DebutsWell, hello, Young Anthony Edwards!
  29. triplets
    There’s an Insane Twins Sequel in DevelopmentTriplets, introducing a new sibling in Eddie Murphy.
  30. movie review
    Movie Review: An Overly Cartoonish Eddie Murphy Ruins A Thousand WordsMurphy hams it up to such an unnatural degree that he scrubs every moment clean of wit or charm.
  31. oscars
    Eddie Murphy Says the Oscars Could Have Gone ‘a Little Quicker’If he’d hosted them, that is.
  32. tv
    Eddie Murphy to Play Marion Barry in Spike Lee JointSpike and Eddie, together at last.
  33. Saturday Night Live’s 25 Most Repeated CharactersDid Buckwheat make the cut? The Samurai? MacGruber? See who has the most popular … or most beaten to death, depending on your perspective.
  34. A Thousand Words Trailer: Eddie Murphy Says What?His long-delayed comedy finally gets a release date.
  35. Brian Grazer to Replace Brett Ratner As Oscar ProducerCan he entice Eddie Murphy to come back?
  36. The Oscars: Now What?Ratner and Murphy are both out, so where does the Academy go from here?
  37. talk
    Who Should Host the Oscars?Billy Crystal, Neil Patrick Harris, Tina Fey, or someone far more outlandish?
  38. Eddie Murphy Quits Oscar Hosting Gig“I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show.”
  39. How the Brett Ratner Oscar Resignation Went DownAnd what are the odds that Eddie Murphy will stick around?
  40. the star market
    The Star Market: Can Tower Heist Break Eddie Murphy Out of His Family-Film Rut?“He needs to start taking his career seriously again.”
  41. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Kristen Stewart Is Getting Grossed Out by All the Love in TwilightPlus: Eddie Murphy now has an in with the Academy Awards judges, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  42. eureka
    How Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy Connect Every Single Buddy ComedyIf you trace a line of co-stars between them, you hit nearly every single buddy comedy alum of the past 50 years.
  43. party lines
    Party Lines Slideshow: Eddie Murphy and More at the Premiere of ‘Tower Heist’Yes, the Oscars did come up.
  44. movies
    Eddie Murphy Says He’s Not Bitter, Not a ‘Recluse,’ and Not Making Beverly Hills Cop IVAnd he’s not still bitter about ‘SNL’ taking a swipe at him.
  45. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Eddie Murphy Performs an Oscars Theme Song in a Preview of What’s Not to ComePlus: Beavis and Butt-Head interview Snooki, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  46. tv
    Might Eddie Murphy Appear on SNL This Weekend?Very unlikely!
  47. advice
    Steve Martin Has Some Oscar-Hosting Wisdom for Eddie Murphy“Start slimming down now. You looked kinda paunchy in NORBIT.”
  48. Eddie Murphy In Talks To Host OscarsSeeing as how four of his last six acting gigs involved him portraying a cartoon donkey, the idea of Eddie Murphy hosting the Oscars in 2012 […]
  49. eddie murphy
    Eddie Murphy May Very Well Host the OscarsIt’s what Brett Ratner wants!
  50. slideshow
    What to Tell Your Kids About the R-Rated Pasts of Stars in Animated MoviesFrom Russell Brand in ‘Hop’ to Eddie Murphy in ‘Shrek.’
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