(The Root) -- When Coming to America premiered 25 years ago, on June 29, 1988, it was an instant classic -- and the third-highest-grossing film of the year. The Eddie Murphy comedy, about a prince from a fictional African country who comes to the U.S. to find his future queen, tops plenty of fans' funniest-movie-of-all-time lists. But not everyone finds it hilarious.
Arnold Schwarzenegger says that Eddie Murphy loves the idea for the 'Twins' sequel 'Triplets', which is still being developed.
With Arnold Schwarzenegger doing press for Terminator Genisys, we now have an update on the Twins sequel which has been in the works since 2012. Writer-actor Josh Gad was hired to write the screenplay for Triplets, but said earlier this year that the project was now “on hold”. Show More Summary
Pope Francis, the only man who can pull off a white dress after Labor Day, is pulling an Eddie Murphy and is coming to America later this year. His Holiness will grace a Catholic family congress in Philadelphia at the end of his visit, and while gays can attend, they're barred from criticizing the Church's teachings. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared in Vulture. The most-watched stand-up comedian ever is not Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, or Kevin Hart. It’s not George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Larry the Cable Guy, Dane Cook, Amy Schumer, or Woody Allen. Show More Summary
The most-watched stand-up comedian ever is not Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, or Kevin Hart. It's not George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Larry the Cable Guy, Dane Cook, Amy Schumer, or Woody Allen. It's Jerry Seinfeld: No, not Jerry Seinfeld the stand-up... More »
British TV channel Film4 has created a new 'Beverly Hills Cop' promo for it's upcoming marathon that set's Eddie Murphy's laugh to the iconic theme music.
This you gotta see and hear, thanks to TwitchFilm. The UK’s Film4 program has come up with a fine promotion for the Beverly Hills Cop movies that uses Eddie Murphy’s signature…
The comedian with a skill for impersonations talks about how it all started.
Demon Ape has created an amusing short video that showcases a number of movie posters featuring the same actors doing the same things like Eddie Murphy constantly raising his eyebrows. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
The Comic Strip on New York City's Upper East Side opened for business 39 years ago this coming Monday: June 1, 1976. From the start, the stand-up comedy club was a launching pad for some stellar careers, including Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano and Chris Rock. Many more came through those doors, begging Lucien […]
New Saturday Night Live exhibition features Wayne’s World set and costumes worn by Tina Fey, Eddie Murphy and Will Ferrell
A prolific scam artist, the Facebook deal represents only 50% of the cons Troy Stratos will stand trial for this year (the other being ripping off Eddie Murphy's ex-wife).
Over the past four decades, the ever-changing cast of "Saturday Night Live" has read like a who's who of comedy. From Eddie Murphy to Tina Fey, Robert Downey Jr. to Kristen Wiig, the show has been a launching pad for some of the biggest names in TV and film. Show More Summary
That's right, everyone, in case you forgot, Eddie Murphy sings reggae. His last effort was a collaboration with Snoop Dogg (then called Snoop Lion), which was alright, but I found this to be an improvement. He's got a good singing voice...Show More Summary
Last summer, Paramount announced Beverly Hills Cop 4 alongside Transformers 5, G.I. Joe 3, and Hansel and Gretel 2. Brett Ratner was to direct, with Eddie Murphy returning to star as Axel Foley in a story that takes him back to Detroit. Show More Summary
It appears that the revived antics of Eddie Murphy’s perpetual fish-out-of-water Detroit detective, Axel Foley will have to wait for another date to be determined. It is being reported that the long-planned Beverly Hills Cop 4 has been taken off the release schedule over at Paramount. Show More Summary
The Beverly Hills Cop property has certainly seen its ups and downs in the last few years. From dead in the water, to an aborted TV series adaptation that would've starred Brandon T. Jackson as Axel Foley's son with Eddie Murphy setShow More Summary
Four months after Eddie Murphy revealed he was plunging into reggae music with a new song called "Oh Jah Jah," the positive reaction to the song – "Oh Jah Jah" topped iTunes' reggae charts – has propelled the legendary comedian to share a music video for his roots track. In the simple Richard Gumbs III-directed music...