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Coming 2 America Will Be Released In March 2021

'Coming 2 America' will be released on Amazon Prime in March 2021.Amazon Studios have acquired the rights to the long-awaited comedy sequel and have confirmed that the movie will launch on the streaming service on...

Eddie Murphy's Coming 2 America Heading Straight To Streaming

Eddie Murphy's 'Coming 2 America' is heading straight to streaming.According to Variety, Paramount has sold the sequel to the 1988 comedy to Amazon Studios and it will hit the streaming service in December.The 'Dolemite Is...

The Nutty Professor Remake In The Works

'The Nutty Professor' is getting a remake from the team behind 'Scream 5'.Project X Entertainment's James Vanderbilt, William Sherak and Paul Neinstein have acquired the right to the classic comedy, which originally starred Jerry Lewis...

Adil El Arbi Confirms Beverly Hills Cop 4 Script Is Being Written

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have confirmed that a script is being written for 'Beverly Hills Cop 4'.The duo are helming a revival of the Eddie Murphy action franchise for Netflix and although there...

Eddie Murphy And Adam Sandler Join Charity Stand-up Comedy Stream

Eddie Murphy will join Adam Sandler, Kevin Hart and more for a special charity comedy show during lockdown.The 59-year-old star - who announced his return to stand-up last year - has been confirmed for Byron...

Zach Braff: Anne Hathaway's Dad Almost Fought Me

Zach Braff says Anne Hathaway's dad almost fought him over a misunderstanding at a film premiere.The former 'Scrubs' star is friends with the 37-year-old actress, and has recalled the awkward moment in which he went...

Eddie Murphy Has No Interest In His Daughter With Mel B

Most father's wouldn't dream of refusing a relationship with one of their biological children, regardless of their feelings towards the mother. But Eddie Murphy has allegedly made zero effort over the last ten years to...

Robert Downey Jr To Star In New Take On Doctor Dolittle

Robert Downey Jr is set to star in Universal Pictures' The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, based on the classic children's character, created by Hugh Lofting.According to Variety, Universal acquired the rights after a ‘heated bidding...

Eddie Murphy Almost Cast In Star Trek

Eddie Murphy was almost cast in 'Star Trek'. The 55-year-old actor was reportedly in line to appear in the fantasy film's 1986 production 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home' and had a part as ''astrophysicist...

Eddie Murphy To Be A Father For The Ninth Time

Comedy legend Eddie Murphy is to become a father for the ninth time, a new report from the MailOnline confirms.The stand-up comedian and Oscar-nominated actor, 54, and his current girlfriend Paige Butcher, 36, will welcome...

Eddie Murphy To Be A Dad Again

The veteran comedian and his model girlfriend Paige Butcher, 36, are expecting their first child together, his representative confirms to U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight. Butcher is due to give birth in...

David Spade Opens Up About Eddie Murphy Feud

The Joe Dirt star appeared in a Hollywood Minute segment on the U.S. comedy sketch show, in which he insulted Murphy's career by delivering the line, 'Look, children, it's a falling star', while...

Tracy Morgan: Eddie Murphy Is A 'Comedic Hero'

Tracy Morgan says Eddie Murphy is his ''comedic hero.''The 46-year-old comedian, who suffered a traumatic brain injury and broken leg after he was involved in a fatal car accident last year, believes he wouldn't have...

Eddie Murphy Makes His First Onstage Joke In 28 Years And It's About Bill Cosby

Eddie Murphy made his first onstage joke in 28 years on Sunday evening (October 18th) when he accepted the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humour in Washington D.C. The comedian’s choice of target for...

Eddie Murphy Impersonates Bill Cosby As He Accepts Prestigious Comedy Prize

The Beverly Hills Cop star was presented with America's top comedy prize at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. following a string of tributes from comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Arsenio Hall...

Arsenio Hall To Fete Eddie Murphy At Mark Twain Prize Ceremony

The Beverly Hills Cop star will receive America's top comedy prize during a ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on 18 October (15), and Hall will be on hand to salute...

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 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...

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...

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...

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