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Eddie Murphy

  1. triplets
    There’s an Insane Twins Sequel in DevelopmentTriplets, introducing a new sibling in Eddie Murphy.
  2. Timing Is… Everything: The Story Of Charlie Barnett16 years ago last Friday, comedian Charlie Barnett’s life was cut tragically short, the ends to a drug and doubt-fueled means that had reduced […]
  3. A Thousand Words May Be Even Worse Than Jack and JillYikes. Eddie Murphy’s latest family comedy A Thousand Words has a 0% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes right now. To put that in perspective, […]
  4. 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.
  5. oscars
    Eddie Murphy Says the Oscars Could Have Gone ‘a Little Quicker’If he’d hosted them, that is.
  6. Eddie Murphy Gets Serious With Spike Lee’s Marion Barry BiopicEddie Murphy might finally be making good on that whole “I’m not gonna do dumb family movies anymore. Except for this one. (Also I’m hosting […]
  7. tv
    Eddie Murphy to Play Marion Barry in Spike Lee JointSpike and Eddie, together at last.
  8. saturday night live
    A Vulture Study: Which SNL Season Reused the Most Characters?Was it a Stefon year? Or something from the Church Lady or Spartan Cheerleader eras?We examined 36 seasons and 7,798 sketches to find out.
  9. 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.
  10. Which Comedian Had the Greatest Five-Year Span of Films?In the days leading up to the release of Tower Heist, one of the many, many stories I read about Eddie Murphy stated that from roughly […]
  11. Billy Crystal Will Host The OscarsThings are happening! Billy Crystal Tweeted that he’s going to host the Oscars this year, replacing Eddie Murphy after his resignation, and the […]
  12. Eddie Murphy’s A Thousand Words Trailer Is Profoundly DisappointingEddie, Eddie, Eddie. Eddie. This is the trailer for your new movie? Her? I thought you weren’t going to do this stuff anymore! This movie is […]
  13. A Thousand Words Trailer: Eddie Murphy Says What?His long-delayed comedy finally gets a release date.
  14. Brian Grazer to Replace Brett Ratner as Oscars Producer, Is Trying to Get […]Producer/haircut Brian Grazer has stepped in to replace bearded bro-child Brett Ratner as producer of the Oscars. Ratner had stepped down from […]
  15. Brian Grazer to Replace Brett Ratner As Oscar ProducerCan he entice Eddie Murphy to come back?
  16. The Oscars: Now What?Ratner and Murphy are both out, so where does the Academy go from here?
  17. talk
    Who Should Host the Oscars?Billy Crystal, Neil Patrick Harris, Tina Fey, or someone far more outlandish?
  18. Eddie Murphy Quits Oscar Hosting Gig“I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show.”
  19. How the Brett Ratner Oscar Resignation Went DownAnd what are the odds that Eddie Murphy will stick around?
  20. 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.”
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. party lines
    Party Lines Slideshow: Eddie Murphy and More at the Premiere of ‘Tower Heist’Yes, the Oscars did come up.
  24. Chris Rock Reminisces About ‘Leather Suit, Elvis Eddie Murphy’ Oh boy, this week’s episode of WTF is gonna be good. In this clip, Chris Rock starts to tell Marc Maron what it was like running into Eddie […]
  25. Steve Carell’s Magician Movie, CBS Divorce Comedy, And Eddie Murphy’s […]Steve Carell’s new magician comedy Burt Wonderstone “is set in the world of rival Las Vegas magicians.” Jim Carrey will play a newfangled […]
  26. Eddie Murphy Tells New Comics (And Nas) To ‘Go For Yours’ Here’s Eddie Murphy on 106 & Park in a fairly awkward joint interview to promote Tower Heist with Nas that makes the […]
  27. So Long, Wholesome Family Movies Starring Eddie MurphyWell, it doesn’t look like there’s gonna be a Norbit 2: The Norbiting. Eddie Murphy told Rolling Stone that he has no more interest in making […]
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Could Eddie Murphy Show Up at SNL This Weekend?Eddie Murphy hasn’t showed up in Studio 8H since leaving the show in 1984, nor has he appeared in any reunions, specials, or interviews about […]
  31. tv
    Might Eddie Murphy Appear on SNL This Weekend?Very unlikely!
  32. Steve Martin Has Some Oscar Hosting Advice For Eddie MurphyIn honor of Eddie Murphy’s Oscar hosting gig this coming spring, Steve Martin has penned “An Open Letter to Eddie Murphy,” a letter filled to […]
  33. advice
    Steve Martin Has Some Oscar-Hosting Wisdom for Eddie Murphy“Start slimming down now. You looked kinda paunchy in NORBIT.”
  34. Jon Stewart Confirms That Eddie Murphy Will Kill It At The OscarsI know you weren’t sure about Eddie Murphy’s Oscar hosting gig yet. Like, maybe they should give James Franco another stab it? He tried so […]
  35. Norm MacDonald Volunteers His Oscar Joke Writing Services to Eddie MurphyNorm Macdonald said yesterday on the Dennis Miller Radio Show that he’d happily write jokes for Eddie Murphy’s Oscar hosting gig. His vote of […]
  36. Five Reasons Why Eddie Murphy Will Make a Great Oscars HostIt was announced yesterday that the guy who voices Donkey in the Shrek movies — I think his name is Eddie something? — will host […]
  37. It’s Official: Eddie Murphy Is Hosting the Oscars Next Year This morning it was a rumor, and now it is confirmed: Eddie Murphy will be hosting February’s Academy Awards. I really hope he kills this! For […]
  38. 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 […]
  39. eddie murphy
    Eddie Murphy May Very Well Host the OscarsIt’s what Brett Ratner wants!
  40. The Lost Roles of Richard PryorOne of the most acclaimed and respected stand-up comedians of all time, Richard Pryor shot to fame in the 1970’s and proved to be a charismatic […]
  41. Lonely (and Raunchy) at the Top: The Eleven R-Rated Comedies That Have […]The Hangover, Pt. II has grossed over $254 million since it was released on May 26, making it the third-highest grossing (domestic only) film […]
  42. Eddie Murphy To Voice Hong Kong PhooeyIn a casting move you can probably already hear in your head, Eddie Murphy will voice Hong Kong Phooey for a film based on the Hanna-Barbera […]
  43. Eddie Murphy and Stevie Wonder Meet Cute SNL celebrity impersonations are always a gamble, seeing as how many, if not most, famous people have the ability to laugh at themselves […]
  44. Eddie Murphy’s A Thousand Words to Hit Theaters after Three Years on the […]Eddie Murphy’s A Thousand Words will be released January 2012, after the film was held in limbo by the Dreamworks/Paramount split and its own […]
  45. The Lost Roles of Eddie MurphyCasting is one of the most important processes in movie making. Placing the right actors in the right roles can determine whether or not an […]
  46. 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.’
  47. Comedy Awards Update: Presenters Announced, Eddie Murphy Receiving First […]The Comedy Awards are coming up this Saturday, and more details are starting to emerge about what to expect. First, they’ve announced that […]
  48. Six Comedians We Wish Would Return to StandupI’ve always rejected the idea that standup comedy is useful as merely a stepping stone to other things (movies, a sitcom, writing gigs). In my […]
  49. Five Sometimes-Embarrassing Attempts by Comedians to Be MusiciansEarlier this week it was announced that Tim Heidecker, of Tim and Eric fame, will be releasing an album in March – and not a comedy album. […]
  50. The Finally Screenings: I Just Saw Beverly Hills Cop For the First TimeIn The Finally Screenings, Alden Ford is watching comedy classics that, because he grew up in a cave in Alaska, he’s never seen before. These […]
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