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Eddie Murphy

  1. stand-up
    Eddie Murphy Is Going on Tour in 2020“Next year I am going to tour, do some stand-up.”
  2. trailer mix
    Dolemite Is My Name Trailer: Eddie Murphy’s Comeback Is OfficialOkay, this looks great.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.”
  7. remakes
    Eddie Murphy to Star in Tim Story–Directed Film Inspired by Grumpy Old MenReady for more Eddie Murphy on the big screen?
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 […]
  11. delayed sequels
    3 Decades Later, We’re Getting a Coming to America SequelFrom the creator of Black-ish and the director of 50/50.
  12. How Charlie Murphy Influenced His Brother Eddie’s Rise in Stand-up ComedyCharlie encouraged Eddie to perform for the first time.
  13. 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.”
  14. 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.
  15. 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.”
  16. 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?”
  17. alternate universe casting couch
    Eddie Murphy Was Originally in Star Trek IVHis part was later edited into Catherine Hicks’s role.
  18. 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 […]
  19. last night on late night
    Watch Eddie Murphy’s Tracy Morgan ImpressionBALL. PARK. FRANKS!
  20. 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 […]
  21. trailer mix
    Eddie Murphy Is Back in Mr. Church TrailerAlso starring Britt Robertson.
  22. 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 […]
  23. delayed sequels
    Beverly Hills Cop 4 Hires New Directors, Might Actually HappenProducer Jerry Bruckheimer tapped Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah for the job.
  24. 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 […]
  25. 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 […]
  26. fake-outs
    Eddie Murphy in Talks for Fake Netflix DocWith Brett Ratner directing.
  27. beefin'
    David Spade Gets Why Eddie Murphy Hates Him“I was freaking the f*ck out.”
  28. 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 […]
  29. impressions
    Eddie Murphy Finally Impersonated CosbyAccording to reports from the comedian’s Mark Twain ceremony.
  30. Why Eddie Murphy Didn’t Play Cosby on SNL 40He also discusses returning to stand-up.
  31. 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 […]
  32. in development
    Brian Grazer Is Making an Eddie Murphy Art-House Movie for NetflixGrazer promises a “tour de force.”
  33. Brian Grazer Says He’s Working on a ‘Tour de Force’ Netflix Movie Starring […]Eddie Murphy has a new movie in the works at Netflix. Producer Brian Grazer revealed in an interview with Bloomberg today that he’s teamed up […]
  34. Eddie Murphy to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor This YearThe Kennedy Center has revealed this year’s recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The New York Times reports that Eddie Murphy […]
  35. Eddie Murphy in Talks to Play Richard Pryor’s Father in Lee Daniels’ BiopicThe upcoming Richard Pryor biopic by Lee Daniels just added another big name to its cast. Entertainment Tonight reports that Eddie Murphy is in […]
  36. snl 40
    Bill Cosby Is Very Relieved Eddie Murphy Didn’t Play Him on SNL 40“I applaud his actions.”
  37. Read Norm Macdonald’s Fascinating Recap of ‘Celebrity Jeopardy’ and #SNL40Norm Macdonald took to Twitter last night to look back on his experience working for the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, and the […]
  38. ‘SNL 40’ Review: The Stars Come Home After 40 years, Saturday Night Live may be the only remaining “watercooler comedy” that everyone still has something to say about. Whether […]
  39. snl 40
    Eddie Murphy’s SNL 40 Appearance Was WeirdWhat happened here?
  40. Eddie Murphy Confirms He’s Attending the ‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary SpecialHuge news, SNL fans: Eddie Murphy is ending his 30-year SNL absence and is headed to the show’s 40th anniversary special set to air on February […]
  41. Eddie Murphy Shares His ‘Ultimate Vision’ for a Live Music/Standup Show“My fantasy I always be having when I think about getting onstage is to do everything. If I came back and did stand-up again, I can’t just be […]
  42. right-click
    If You Like His New Song, Eddie Murphy Might Do Stand-Up AgainLike his new song.
  43. Eddie Murphy Lines Up Another Dramatic Role in ‘Cook’Eddie Murphy just landed his first dramatic film role since 2007’s Dreamgirls. Slash Film reports that Murphy has signed on to star in an […]
  44. 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 […]
  45. Six Comics Aziz Ansari Is Joining as Madison Square Garden-WorthyYesterday, The Wrap confirmed earlier reports that standup Aziz Ansari is set to headline at New York’s Madison Square Garden as part of his […]
  46. ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’ Set for a Spring 2016 ReleaseAfter over a decade in development a new sequel to Beverly Hills Cop is one step closer to happening. Paramount has set a release date for […]
  47. Looking at the Planned 2008 Version of ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’ “The Script Pile” is a biweekly column on Splitsider that takes a look at the screenplays for high-profile movie and TV comedies that never […]
  48. new jobs
    Lee Daniels in Talks for Richard Pryor Biopic Eddie Murphy, Marlon Wayans, and Michael B. Jordan are all being considered to play Pryor. 
  49. Richard Pryor Biopic Back On with New Director; Eddie Murphy, Marlon […]A biopic about the late great standup Richard Pryor has been in the works for nearly two decades now, and while the project has been dormant […]
  50. Brett Ratner Signs Back On to Direct ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’Director Brett Ratner is back on board Beverly Hills Cop IV, Deadline reports. Ratner was attached to direct the sequel a couple years ago, but […]
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