Eddie Murphy is gunning for Oscar gold, accidentally. Critics are buzzing that the 35-year Hollywood veteran’s latest role in the drama Mr. Church, is his best shot at the gold since he was nominated for Dreamgirls in 2006. But Murphy says it’s kind of a happy coincidence. Show More Summary
On a recent afternoon, Eddie Murphy sat and reflected on how much the world around him has changed in the past few years. “It’s not just comedy – it’s a brand new world,” Murphy mused in the restaurant of a Beverly Hills hotel, dressed all in black, his manner far more serious and composed than...
One iconic stand-up turned actor may soon make his way back to the stage after years away from the microphone.
Actor Eddie Murphy is making headlines with yet another dramatic acting role – a role that could possibly lead to an Oscar nomination. The Bruce Beresford-directed drama Mr. Church places Eddie Murphy in the titular role of a movie that focuses on a mysterious stranger hired to become a caregiver for a terminally ill mother.... Show More Summary
Eddie Murphy gets candid about his faith in God, avoiding drugs, and his hopes for an Oscar in a new interview on The Hollywood Reporter’s podcast “Awards Chatter.” The 55-year-old funnyman told THR about one wild night he spent with...Show More Summary
Talk about blowing someone off.
This is cry in a bad way people; Eddie Murphy has made some great comedies, but he's got his share of stinkers. These are three movies that Eddie Murphy does not look back fondly on.
First, let’s talk about Eddie Murphy. The actor is the father of nine children, who range in age from 3-months-old to 26. So he should be no stranger to raising a child. Then why does this quote bother us? “I don’t change diapers … ’cause I would be horrible at it, and that’s not fair Keep Reading ?
Plus: Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy are teaming up for a comedy tour.
We've recently learned that Eddie Murphy almost signed on for a major role in the Star Trek franchise back in the 1980s. Here's why it never happened.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen Eddie Murphy stretch his dramatic muscles. Heck, it’s been a while since we’ve seen Eddie Murphy at all. His last film was A Thousand Words, released all the way back in 2012. But he’s back this fall, and with his most dramatic role since 2006’s Dreamgirls. Show More Summary
If there’s one thing that studio executives never get tired of greenlighting, it’s stories of privileged but emotionally damaged young white people who have their lives changed by the presence of older working-class black folk. Glancing...Show More Summary
After four years away from the big screen, Eddie Murphy is playing the quiet but caring type in Mr. Church. You know the drill: The more Eddie Murphy stoically endures, the soggier you find your popcorn getting. In the '70s-set film, Murphy plays the titular cook, a man who is ... More »
Before Eddie Murphy signed on the dotted line to play his most famous comedic character, the role was offered to Sylvester Stallone, and he accepted... then sabotaged his own chances at making the movie work.
"You gave me the most important thing that life can offer - you gave me a family." Cinelou Releasing has debuted an official trailer for the heartfelt drama Mr. Church, starring Eddie Murphy as a talented cook named Henry Joseph Church - based on a real person. Show More Summary
"Saturday Night Live" has made stars we can never forget: Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler. They're comedians who found their talents on the legendary NBC sketch show. But it wasn't that way for everybody. Over the years, "SNL" has been notorious for quickly cycling through some cast members. Show More Summary
Check out the trailer for MR. CHURCH, in which Eddie Murphy delivers an emotionally touching performance as a personal cook. The film also co-stars Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone, Lucy Fry, Christian Madsen, and Xavier Samuel. MR. Show More Summary
For those who’ve been thinking, “Geez, it’s been awhile since Eddie Murphy was in a movie,” listen up: Cinelou Films has set a September 16 bow for Mr. Church, the actor’s first flick in four years. The drama centers on the lifelongShow More Summary
Three Eddie Murphy comedies, a childhood baseball classic, Leonardo DiCaprio's best performance, and more are departing the streaming service in after July. The post Watch These 10 Movies Before They Leave Netflix Next Month appeared first on WIRED.