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Eddie Murphy

  1. The Oscars: Now What?Ratner and Murphy are both out, so where does the Academy go from here?
  2. talk
    Who Should Host the Oscars?Billy Crystal, Neil Patrick Harris, Tina Fey, or someone far more outlandish?
  3. Eddie Murphy Quits Oscar Hosting Gig“I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show.”
  4. How the Brett Ratner Oscar Resignation Went DownAnd what are the odds that Eddie Murphy will stick around?
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. party lines
    Party Lines Slideshow: Eddie Murphy and More at the Premiere of ‘Tower Heist’Yes, the Oscars did come up.
  9. 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 […]
  10. 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 […]
  11. 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 […]
  12. 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 […]
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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 […]
  16. tv
    Might Eddie Murphy Appear on SNL This Weekend?Very unlikely!
  17. 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 […]
  18. advice
    Steve Martin Has Some Oscar-Hosting Wisdom for Eddie Murphy“Start slimming down now. You looked kinda paunchy in NORBIT.”
  19. 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 […]
  20. 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 […]
  21. 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 […]
  22. 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 […]
  23. 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 […]
  24. eddie murphy
    Eddie Murphy May Very Well Host the OscarsIt’s what Brett Ratner wants!
  25. 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 […]
  26. 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 […]
  27. 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 […]
  28. 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 […]
  29. 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 […]
  30. 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 […]
  31. 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.’
  32. 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 […]
  33. 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 […]
  34. 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. […]
  35. 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 […]
  36. the industry
    Industry: Darren Aronofsky Plans a Robocop-esque FeaturePlus: Matthew Broderick and Casey Afflect join ‘Tower Heist.’
  37. the industry
    Roundup: Malcolm Gladwell, Mark Wahlberg Sell Spy Drama To HBOPlus: Sandra Bullock re-ups with the director of The Proposal
  38. the industry
    Industry: Neil Patrick Harris Takes Over for David O. RussellNeil Patrick Harris will step into the shoes of David O. Russell and make his directorial debut.
  39. baseless rumors
    Made-Up Batman 3 Casting Rumors: A HistoryEddie Murphy! Shia LaBeouf! Cher! Joseph Gordon-Levitt, now, too!
  40. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Jerry Seinfeld Shows No Loyalty to Bill GatesPlus, Russell Brand attempts to replace President Obama as the anti-ambassador to Las Vegas, on our regular late-night roundup.
  41. quote machine
    Princess Jake’s Latest Role Kind of a StretchPlus: Cate Blanchett on the joy of working with Russell Crowe.
  42. party chat
    Eddie Murphy: ‘My Cool and Edge Are Gone’“Whatever my edge or cool was back then, I’m onto some other area. I don’t know what it is.”
  43. vulture lists
    15 Greatest Actor-Director PairsTim Burton, Johnny Depp, and ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspire a list of the top fifteen collaborations of the last 25 years.
  44. j.d. salinger
    A Collection of J.D. Salinger’s Personal Letters, Including One Eddie Murphy Won’t Like, Are Going on DisplayAt the Morgan Library.
  45. the industry
    Simon Baker to Serve As Surf SenseiPlus: Bill Maher! Restaurants! YA Lit!
  46. bioshock
    Will a Role in a Richard Pryor Biopic Finally Win Marlon Wayans an Oscar?We guess this isn’t, technically, the worst idea we’ve ever heard.
  47. name recognition
    Why Does Hollywood Continue to Hire Eddie Murphy, Anyway?Simple answer? Put him in a fat suit and the money starts rolling in.
  48. funny ha-ha not funny strange
    Watch Eddie Murphy Drop 224 F-Bombs in Just Over 90 Minutes in RawIt’s the highest-grossing stand-up–comedy film of all time, people!
  49. ratner
    Brett Ratner Rejects Vulture’s Made-up Beverly Hills Cop ScriptApparently Ratner’s ‘BHC’ reboot will be ‘a hard R,’ which probably means he hated our PG-rated screenplay.
  50. baseless rumors
    Latest Batman 3 Casting Rumors Even Dumber Than Last OnesEddie Murphy will play the Riddler, Shia LaBeouf will be Robin, and Rachel Weisz will be Catwoman, apparently.
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