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Eddie Murphy


Eddie Murphy says he decided to take a break from acting after winning Razzies

March 09, 2021 6:07 pm

Eddie Murphy returned to cinema with the critically acclaimed Dolemite Is My Name and he currently reprises his role of Akeem in Coming 2 America, the sequel to his 1988 hit.

Coming 2 America: 33 years later, Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda

March 03, 2021 10:06 am

Thirty-three years after Coming to America, Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall have returned to Zamunda. The sequel, originally planned to hit theaters last year, was sold due of the pandemic by Paramount Pictures to Amazon, where it will begin streaming Friday.

Coming 2 America trailer: The sequel promises laughs aplenty

February 04, 2021 4:39 pm

In Coming 2 America, Akeem (Eddie Murphy) discovers that he has a son in America, specifically in Queens. Wanting to honour his father's wish to make his son the Crown Prince, Akeem once again heads for America to find his son and take him to Zamunda.

Coming 2 America trailer: A rollicking royal adventure

December 23, 2020 9:03 am

Directed by Craig Brewer, Coming 2 America also stars Jermaine Fowler, James Earles Jones, Wesley Snipes, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Jones and Shari Headley among others.

Eddie Murphy's Saturday Night Live return is a ratings win

December 25, 2019 11:16 am

Eddie Murphy reprised some of his landmark SNL characters last Saturday’s show, including Mr. Robinson, Gumby and Buckwheat. The actor-comedian was also joined during his opening monologue by Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan.

In Dolemite Is My Name, a return to form for Eddie Murphy

September 09, 2019 2:14 pm

Dolemite Is My Name was a passion project for Eddie Murphy. He long ago met with Rudy Ray Moore, who died in 2008 at the age of 81, to discuss making a movie about the comedian.

Eddie Murphy welcomes 10th child

December 04, 2018 12:34 pm

Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher released a statement through Murphy's publicist on Monday saying the baby, named Max Charles Murphy, was born Friday and weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Butcher and the baby are doing well.

Eddie Murphy expecting 10th child

August 28, 2018 11:27 am

Eddie Murphy and his partner Paige Butcher are reportedly pregnant with their second kid. The news comes after Butcher was spotted with a baby bump this month.

Eddie Murphy roped in for Twins sequel, confirms Arnold Schwarzenegger

March 14, 2018 6:29 pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger opened up about the idea of Eddie Murphy joining the cast of Twins in the past, and said that it was something everyone on board wanted to do.

Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Roots and Harlem Nights actor, dies

July 10, 2017 10:11 pm

Ji-Tu Cumbuka is known for his work in the ABC miniseries Roots and also in various Hollywood films like Harlem Nights directed by Eddie Murphy. In 2011, he published an autobiography-cum-memoir called A Giant to Remember: The Black Actor in Hollywood.