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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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Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

By | October 11, 2012 at 4:41 pm | No comments

Although comedy fans have been trying to get Eddie Murphy back on the stand-up stage for years and frowning all the way, they can’t deny the indelible mark he’s left on the world of comedy. Because of that, Comedy Central honored Murphy with the Icon trophy at last year’s...

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Eddie Murphy inks deal with CBS for Beverly Hills Cop television pilot

Eddie Murphy inks deal with CBS for Beverly Hills Cop television pilot

By | September 4, 2012 at 3:54 pm | No comments

Last week, we let you know that Eddie Murphy was in talks to create a television version of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. And today, we're getting word that it's moved a lot closer to reality. And it seems CBS has first rights. "The network has given a pilot production...

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Eddie Murphy and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan developing Beverly Hills Cop television series

Eddie Murphy and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan developing Beverly Hills Cop television series

By | August 30, 2012 at 12:40 pm | No comments

For more than a decade, comedy fans have yearned for Eddie Murphy to give up his terrible movie making and get back onstage to sling jokes-- like in the good old days. But despite his vague hints at a return to stand-up, Murphy has continued to stay the course (A Thousand Words,...

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Is Eddie Murphy the best and worst thing to happen to black comics?

Is Eddie Murphy the best and worst thing to happen to black comics?

By | February 2, 2012 at 11:42 am | 5 comments

Just this morning, our pals at Huffington Post Comedy, posted an excellent roundtable discussion featuring comedians W. Kamau Bell, Desiree Burch, Michael Che, Calise Hawkins, Phoebe Robinson and Baron Vaughn, in honor of Black History Month. The discussion spanned what it means...

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