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Chris Farley Shrek Clip Big News Two Years After Producer Posts It Online

Years before the beloved family film hit the big screen in 2001, comedian Farley landed the lead role and he had recorded almost all of the voice work for the project before a...

Timbaland Defends Himself Amid Caitlyn Jenner Row

The star came under fire for sharing a meme which appeared to mock Jenner's transformation from Bruce to Caitlyn by referencing a line from Eddie Murphy's 1988 comedy Coming to America. The...

Eddie Murphy Has Put The Comedy Aside In Favour Of A Bit Of Reggae

Flashback to those glamourous 1980s and Eddie Murphy was the King of Comedy Movies but these days the former funny man favourite likes to rehearse reggae more than he likes to rehearse scripts. And to...

Mel B's Mother Reaches Out To Her On Her Birthday

Mel B's estranged mother has reached out to the star on her 40th birthday.The former Spice Girls singer's mother Andrea Brown has posted a number of old snaps of her and her famous daughter on...

Beverly Hills Cop Film Release Put On Hold

The film project has been in the works since 2013 and was slated to premiere next year (16). Franchise star Eddie Murphy is on board to reprise his Axel Foley character,...

Beverly Hills Cop 4 Filming Pushed Back

'Beverly Hills Cop 4' has been removed from Paramount's release schedule. Eddie Murphy is set to reprise his role as Detective Axel Foley in the franchise's return, which initially had a tentative release date of...

Eddie Murphy To Receive Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Eddie Murphy is to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour for 2015, it has been announced. The actor represents the first movie star to pick up the prestigious prize since Will Ferrell in...

Eddie Murphy To Receive Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Eddie Murphy is being honoured for his achievements in comedy by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The 54-year-old actor and comedian will receive the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American...

Eddie Murphy To Receive Top Kennedy Center Honour

The Beverly Hills Cop star will follow in the footsteps of previous recipients Richard Pryor, Carol Burnett, Steve Martin and Billy Crystal when he is presented with the top prize during a ceremony...

Snoop Dogg Planning Vegas Trip For Beckham's 40th

Snoop Dogg is planning to treat David Beckham to a ''big'' night out in Las Vegas to celebrate his 40th birthday. The 'Young, Wild and Free' hitmaker wants to give the former footballer - who...

Will Ferrell And Zach Galifianakis Nearly Hosted Academy Awards

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis came close to hosting the Oscars in 2012.The pair were keen to assume hosting responsibilities following the withdrawal of comedian Eddie Murphy, but their plans ultimately failed to convince producers...

Eddie Murphy In Talks To Play Richard Pryor's Dad In Biopic

Mike Epps has been cast as the late comedy legend, and Murphy is considering a supporting role as Pryor's abusive father, LeRoy, according to U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight. Kate Hudson has...

Eddie Murphy Is Reportedly In Talks To Join The Cast Of Upcoming Richard Pryor Biopic

Eddie Murphy is said to be in talks to join the cast of the as-yet-untitled Richard Pryor biopic, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film is being produced by the Weinstein Co, with award winning...

Eddie Murphy Refused To Play Bill Cosby On Saturday Night Live

Eddie Murphy refused to play troubled comedian Bill Cosby in a sketch during the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary show on Sunday (15Feb15).The Beverly Hills Cop actor returned to the U.S. comedy series after more...

Nick Cannon's Valentine's Date

Nick Cannon enjoyed a romantic Valentine's Day (14.02.15) date with Nicole Murphy.The 'America's Got Talent' host and the 'Hollywood Exes' star - who was previously married to Eddie Murphy and split from fiance Michael Strahan...

Kanye West Mocks Himself

Kanye West poked fun at himself during a live link to the 'Saturday Night Live' 40th anniversary show last night (15.02.15).The 'Bound 2' rapper strode onto the stage at the Grammy Awards last weekend to...

Eddie Murphy Says Stand-up Comedy 'Stopped Being Fun'

Eddie Murphy walked away from stand-up comedy because it ''stopped being fun''. The 53-year-old entertainer is widely considered to be one of the best stand-ups of all time, but has shunned the genre in recent...

Eddie Murphy Stopped Having Stand-up Fun

Eddie Murphy quit stand-up comedy because it ''stopped being fun''. The 53-year-old star - who is now an actor and reggae singer - got tired of telling jokes in an industry saturated by hundreds of...

Eddie Murphy Set To Star In 'Saturday Night Live' Special

Eddie Murphy is to return to the programme where it all started for him, as the comedian announced his return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for its 40th anniversary special. It will be his first appearance...

Eddie Murphy Returning To Saturday Night Live

Eddie Murphy will return to 'Saturday Night Live' for the show's 40th anniversary.The 53-year-old actor got his big break as a series regular on the sketch programme in 1980 but hasn't appeared as a guest...

Eddie Murphy Returning To Saturday Night Live After 30 Years

Comedian Eddie Murphy is set to make a return to Saturday Night Live after more than 30 years.The funnyman has signed on to appear in the forthcoming 40th anniversary special for the U.S. sketch show,...

Eddie Murphy Unsure Of Beverly Hills Cop Future

Eddie Murphy is not keen on returning for 'Beverly Hills Cop 4'.The comedian and actor played the protagonist Axel Foley - a hilarious police detective - in the original three movies released in 1984, 1987...

Eddie Murphy Wanted To Write Song About Ebola Crisis

Eddie Murphy was keen to address the Ebola crisis in West Africa on his new reggae single Oh Jah Jah but cut the lyric because he thought it would date the song.The Beverly Hills Cop...

Mel B: I'm A Fighter

Mel B insists she is a ''fighter''.The 39-year-old star's marriage to husband Stephen Belafonte is said to be on the rocks as a flurry of rumours about their relationship fly, but despite the apparent turmoil...

Mel B Plans Surgery To Correct Blind Left Eye

Mel B is planning ''life-changing'' surgery after revealing she is completely blind in her left eye. The 39-year-old singer has previously spoken about issues with her eyes after laser surgery went wrong 15 years ago,...

Mel B Dated A Woman For Four Years

Mel B dated a woman for four years. The former Spice Girls star - who is now married to second husband Stephen Belafonte - has confessed to having had a long-term relationship with a woman...

Macauley Culkin Is Alive! Reports Surrounding His Death Prove False

Macauley Culkin is very much alive, despite reports which circulated on social media on Saturday (8th November).Macaulay Culkin is alive!Read More: Bottled Off: 10 Bands Who Suffered Worst Fates Than Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground.The...

Eddie Murphy Cooks Up Another Dramatic Role

Comedian Eddie Murphy has been tapped to replace Samuel L. Jackson in an upcoming drama called Cook.The Pulp Fiction star was originally slated for the lead role, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts, and...

Eddie Murphy Lands Lead Role In Cook

Eddie Murphy is to play the lead role in 'Cook'.The 53-year-old actor has been cast in the drama movie - based on a true story - as a chef who is hired by a dying...

Mike Epps To Play Richard Pryor In Biopic

Mike Epps will play comedian Richard Pryor in a forthcoming biopic of the US comedian.The news has been confirmed on Twitter by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels, who posted a picture of himself with Epps -...

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