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Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

By | September 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | No comments

When the 84th annual Oscar awards air live on ABC come Feb. 27, 2012, there's a good chance that iconic comedian Eddie Murphy will be hosting the show. That's the news coming Humor Mill and then picked up by Deadline's Nikki Finke, who's reporting Murphy's name is at the top of...

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Eddie Murphy will voice movie version of 1970s animated show “Hong Kong Phooey”

Eddie Murphy will voice movie version of 1970s animated show “Hong Kong Phooey”

By | August 11, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments

A big screen animated feature version of Hanna-Barbera's 1974 TV series Hong Kong Phooey has been green-lit with Eddie Murphy voicing the protagonist hero. It's totally understandable that movie execs have been inspired by the piles of money the Smurfs movie is racking up, but...

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Watch Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Alan Alda in the first trailer for “Tower Heist”

Watch Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Alan Alda in the first trailer for “Tower Heist”

By | July 28, 2011 at 1:53 pm | One comment

Here's the situation: you are one of the many well-trained staff members of a very fancy apartment building, in which some of the most wealthy white people live. As a stupid plebian you invest most of your savings with one such white person, who is some sort of financial guru....

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Video: Tracy Morgan honors Eddie Murphy at the Comedy Awards

By | April 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm | No comments

We've been talking about it for weeks, comedy fans. And this Sunday, it's finally going down. We're talking, of course, about The Comedy Awards airing simultaneously this Sunday on Comedy Central, SPIKE TV, VH1, CMT, TV LAND AND LOGO at 9 pm EST Today, to get you a bit more...

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Jimmy Fallon does Cosby, Seinfeld, Foxworthy, more on American's Got Talent

By | August 26, 2010 at 10:57 am | No comments

Last night on America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Fallon made a special appearance to help promote his Emmys hosting gig going down Sunday at 8 pm EST on NBC. Now, for you haters out there thinking, “What’s Fallon doing on a talent show? He hasn’t got any talent.” Well,...

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Eddie Murphy hints at return to comedy stage, but he said the same thing two years ago

By | May 24, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments

Recently, Eddie Murphy has been hinting toward his return to stand-up comedy. The star himself has said, “Within the last six months or so, I started getting an itch to do it again. I started writing stuff... I was like, 'I could go and do 15, 20 minutes right now. Maybe in a...

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Comedy Matters with Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero, Bill Murray, more

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:13 am | 2 comments

Comic Strip Documentary Blows Up We were excited enough when Chris Rock agreed to exec. produce the documentary film for the 35th anniversary of The Comic Strip. Now Abby Russell and Brent Sterling-Nemetz of Letterbox Pictures, who are actually shooting the film have really...

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Comedy Matters with Bobby Lee, Jeffrey Ross and more

By | September 7, 2009 at 10:25 am | No comments

CHRIS ROCK STEPS UP In 1986, Chris Rock was discovered at the Comic Strip by owner Richie Tienken and Eddie Murphy. The story goes that Chris was setting up chairs and cleaning up in exchange for stage time, in a deal he made with Lucien Hold, the legendary manager of the club....

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