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Mike Epps, not Nick Cannon, cast as Richard Pryor: Oprah and Lee Daniels confirm

Mike Epps, not Nick Cannon, cast as Richard Pryor: Oprah and Lee Daniels confirm

By | August 26, 2014 at 1:22 pm | No comments

Although it looked like Nick Cannon had snagged the role of iconic Richard Pryor in the upcominc biopic about the late, ground-breaking comedian, it seems veteran comedian Mike Epps has officially been cast. Both Oprah Winfrey and director Lee Daniels have confirmed Epps as the...

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Eddie Murphy’s Beverly Hills Cop fourth installment goes down in 2016

Eddie Murphy’s Beverly Hills Cop fourth installment goes down in 2016

By | May 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | One comment

Eddie Murphy will return to the big screen in the long-awaited fourth installment of Beverly Hills Cop. Paramount announced that the follow-up to the 1980s crime comedy will hit theaters on March 25, 2016. Murphy will reprise his iconic role as Axel Foley, a smartass detective...

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Listen to Eddie Murphy’s new reggae song with Snoop Lion

Listen to Eddie Murphy’s new reggae song with Snoop Lion

By | September 4, 2013 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian and one-time professional music dabbler is officially a musician-- that is, if his new single "Red Light" is any indication. Featuring Snoop Lion, the song is a contemporary take on classic reggae supplemented with Snoop's trademark easy-going vocals. The release...

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Watch Eddie Murphy’s new music video with Snoop Lion (Video)

Watch Eddie Murphy’s new music video with Snoop Lion (Video)

By | June 28, 2013 at 12:29 pm | No comments

When Eddie Murphy isn’t constantly not returning to stand-up comedy – please, Eddie? – or hanging out with his totally-ripped Australian model girlfriend, it seems he’s making music—sometimes with Snoop Lion. The fine folks at The Humor Mill report that the iconic...

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Danny DeVito says ‘Twins’ sequel still happening, waiting for the right script

Danny DeVito says ‘Twins’ sequel still happening, waiting for the right script

By | February 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm | No comments

You may remember -- or perhaps you've made yourself forget -- that there is a sequel to Twins in the works. It's called Triplets and it reunites Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger from the original 1988 flick about a short fat guy who finds out as an adult he's got a twin...

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How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Hardcore comedy nerds already know the story of how Eddie Murphy basically discovered Chris Rock, while the young comedian was working at the Comic Strip on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But this stellar animation from TWIRI Sports brings new life to the tale-- and exposes those...

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‘Book of Mormon’ star Josh Gad set to write for upcoming sequel to ‘Twins’

‘Book of Mormon’ star Josh Gad set to write for upcoming sequel to ‘Twins’

By | November 15, 2012 at 1:52 pm | One comment

I've got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that Josh Gad, the ultra-talented writer, producer and actor (Broadway's Book of Mormon, NBC's upcoming 1600 Penn) has landed himself a new high-profile writing gig. The bad news is that said high-profile gig is writing...

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Tracy Morgan on Eddie Murphy: He taught me I could be sexy and funny at the same time (Video)

Tracy Morgan on Eddie Murphy: He taught me I could be sexy and funny at the same time (Video)

By | November 14, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments

As Eddie Murphy is working on a television series based on his hugely popular Beverly Hills Cop movie franchise, some of the comedy world’s greats spent a night in Los Angeles to honor the man. Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Samuel L. Jackson, Arsenio Hall, Brett Ratner, Martin...

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World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

World famous Comic Strip gets the book treatment in ‘Make ‘Em Laugh’

By | October 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments

If you consider yourself a comedy nerd in any capacity, next time you visit New York City, you'll need to drop by the legendary Comic Strip Live, which sits proudly on Manhattan's Upper East Side. It's where a seemingly countless number of iconic comedians got their start: Chris...

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