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  1. Why Eddie Murphy Didn’t Play Cosby on SNL 40He also discusses returning to stand-up.
  2. Eddie Murphy Talks Movies, ‘SNL,’ and a Possible Return to StandupThe Washington Post has a great interview out today with Eddie Murphy, and it’s full of interesting insights about why he decided not to […]
  3. in development
    Brian Grazer Is Making an Eddie Murphy Art-House Movie for NetflixGrazer promises a “tour de force.”
  4. Brian Grazer Says He’s Working on a ‘Tour de Force’ Netflix Movie Starring […]Eddie Murphy has a new movie in the works at Netflix. Producer Brian Grazer revealed in an interview with Bloomberg today that he’s teamed up […]
  5. Eddie Murphy to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor This YearThe Kennedy Center has revealed this year’s recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The New York Times reports that Eddie Murphy […]
  6. Eddie Murphy in Talks to Play Richard Pryor’s Father in Lee Daniels’ BiopicThe upcoming Richard Pryor biopic by Lee Daniels just added another big name to its cast. Entertainment Tonight reports that Eddie Murphy is in […]
  7. snl 40
    Bill Cosby Is Very Relieved Eddie Murphy Didn’t Play Him on SNL 40“I applaud his actions.”
  8. snl
    Read Norm Macdonald’s Fascinating Recap of ‘Celebrity Jeopardy’ and SNL40“It was about the hope of one man, Alex Trebek, the hope that never died.”
  9. ‘SNL 40’ Review: The Stars Come Home After 40 years, Saturday Night Live may be the only remaining “watercooler comedy” that everyone still has something to say about. Whether […]
  10. snl 40
    Eddie Murphy’s SNL 40 Appearance Was WeirdWhat happened here?
  11. Eddie Murphy Confirms He’s Attending the ‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary SpecialHuge news, SNL fans: Eddie Murphy is ending his 30-year SNL absence and is headed to the show’s 40th anniversary special set to air on February […]
  12. Eddie Murphy Shares His ‘Ultimate Vision’ for a Live Music/Standup Show“My fantasy I always be having when I think about getting onstage is to do everything. If I came back and did stand-up again, I can’t just be […]
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    If You Like His New Song, Eddie Murphy Might Do Stand-Up AgainLike his new song.
  14. Eddie Murphy Lines Up Another Dramatic Role in ‘Cook’Eddie Murphy just landed his first dramatic film role since 2007’s Dreamgirls. Slash Film reports that Murphy has signed on to star in an […]
  15. The 20 Greatest Standup Specials of All TimeModern standup has been around in one form or another since vaudeville, but it’s only been since the late ‘70s that the standup special has […]
  16. Six Comics Aziz Ansari Is Joining as Madison Square Garden-WorthyYesterday, The Wrap confirmed earlier reports that standup Aziz Ansari is set to headline at New York’s Madison Square Garden as part of his […]
  17. ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’ Set for a Spring 2016 ReleaseAfter over a decade in development a new sequel to Beverly Hills Cop is one step closer to happening. Paramount has set a release date for […]
  18. Looking at the Planned 2008 Version of ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’ “The Script Pile” is a biweekly column on Splitsider that takes a look at the screenplays for high-profile movie and TV comedies that never […]
  19. new jobs
    Lee Daniels in Talks for Richard Pryor Biopic Eddie Murphy, Marlon Wayans, and Michael B. Jordan are all being considered to play Pryor. 
  20. Richard Pryor Biopic Back On with New Director; Eddie Murphy, Marlon […]A biopic about the late great standup Richard Pryor has been in the works for nearly two decades now, and while the project has been dormant […]
  21. Brett Ratner Signs Back On to Direct ‘Beverly Hills Cop IV’Director Brett Ratner is back on board Beverly Hills Cop IV, Deadline reports. Ratner was attached to direct the sequel a couple years ago, but […]
  22. you’re hired
    Brett Ratner to Direct Beverly Hills Cop 4Jerry Bruckheimer to produce.
  23. Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Talked About Why They Never Made a Sequel to […] Eddie Murphy made a rare late night appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show last night, and since this year is the 25th anniversary of their […]
  24. videology
    Watch the Music Video for Eddie Murphy’s Reggae Song ‘Red Light’Still reggae, still Eddie.
  25. Bill Burr Tells a Story About Bombing in Front of Eddie Murphy Here’s standup Bill Burr on Conan’s web series Starstruck, telling a story about the time he was on tour in 2004 and got nervous and had a bad […]
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    Eddie Murphy Has Recorded a New Song. It’s a Reggae Song. It’s reggae and features Snoop Dogg Lion.
  27. Eddie Murphy and ‘Ghost Protocol’ Writers Are Onboard for ‘Beverly Hills […]We reported last week that the planned TV version of Beverly Hills Cop is dead and that a fourth movie for the franchise is in the works […]
  28. sequels
    Eddie Murphy Onboard for Fourth Beverly Hills Cop MovieParamount was motivated by the buzz surrounding the recently failed Beverly Hills Cop pilot. 
  29. field of streams
    10 Stand-Up Specials to Stream on Netflix Right NowLook beyond releases from big names like Kevin Hart and Louis C.K., and you’ll find a diverse assortment of unique and classic specials.
  30. The ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ TV Show Is Dead But a Movie Is in the WorksIn May, CBS passed on making a TV version of Beverly Hills Cop after commissioning a pilot and producers opted to shop it around to other […]
  31. Eddie Murphy Made a Reggae Song with Snoop Lion and Here’s the Video Apparently Eddie Murphy is working on a full reggae album with Snoop Lion, and here’s the first video to prove it. Snoop does look to be […]
  32. ‘Trading Places’ Was Originally Written for Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor […]Business Insider has a great oral history of Trading Places today, and it’s filled with awesome tidbits about the classic film. Tidbits such […]
  33. CBS Passes on ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Series, Pilot May Be Shopped to Other […]CBS has said no to a TV version of the 1984 Eddie Murphy action-comedy Beverly Hills Cop. The network commissioned a pilot for an hour-long […]
  34. Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold Will Reunite for CBS’s ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ […] CBS is producing a pilot called Beverly Hills Cop, based around Axel Foley’s son Aaron Foley (played by Brandon T. Jackson), and it looks […]
  35. money
    Eddie Murphy and Katherine Heigl Deemed Hollywood’s Least Valuable ActorsCan you guess who reigns (un)supreme?
  36. Josh Gad Is Working on the ‘Twins’ Sequel ‘Triplets,’ Which Is Apparently […]Book of Mormon and Daily Show star Josh Gad has just been hired to co-write a script treatment for Triplets, a sequel to the 1988 Arnold […]
  37. writers
    Josh Gad Working on Twins Sequel TripletsThe one where Eddie Murphy is the long-lost brother to Arnold and DeVito.
  38. Talking with Charlie Murphy about Spike TV’s Eddie Murphy Tribute, Dave […]This piece is brought to you by Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, a star-studded celebration of one of the greatest comedic minds of the past […]
  39. The Long-Lasting Legacy of ‘Beverly Hills Cop’This piece is brought to you by Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, a star-studded celebration of one of the greatest comedic minds of the past […]
  40. Celebrity Settings
    Eddie Murphy Brings Date to Mastro’s; Emma Stone Spotted at Super RicaThe funnyman was arm-in-arm with a new love interest.
  41. Brandon T. Jackson Is Your New ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ We reported last month that CBS had purchased a new TV version of Beverly Hills Cop that follows Eddie Murphy’s character Axel Foley’s son, […]
  42. The Richard Pryor Biopic’s 17 Years in Development HellRegarded by his peers as the greatest stand-up comedian of all-time, Richard Pryor also lived a fascinating life to match his larger-than-life […]
  43. Spike TV Is Giving Eddie Murphy a Star-Studded TributeMacho cable network Spike TV just announced it’s throwing a flashy tribute to comedy mainstay Eddie Murphy next month. A lot of big-name […]
  44. failed jokes
    When Funny People Create Bad TVJimmy Fallon: Funny! Jimmy Fallon’s new sitcom? Uh …
  45. CBS Buys ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ the TV ShowThe TV version of Beverly Hills Cop we told you about last week has gotten a pilot production commitment from CBS. Lots of Internet people are […]
  46. beverly hills cop
    CBS Snags Shawn Ryan’s Beverly Hills Cop SequelJay Pharoah, call your agent.
  47. The Lost Roles of Chris RockLost Roles is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we take a different actor, writer, or comedian each […]
  48. ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ to Become Beverly Hills TV CopsSing it with me: “Do Do dododo dodo…” Eddie Murphy is working with the creator of The Shield to adapt Beverly Hill Cop for television. The […]
  49. exclusive
    Beverly Hills Cop May Really Be a TV ShowAxel Foley, meet Vic Mackey.
  50. Get Ready for that ‘Twins’ Sequel You Never Knew You WantedArnold Schwarzenegger confirmed at Comic-Con that a sequel to Twins is in the works. The original was a mega-smash, back in the day when movie […]
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