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The long-anticipated sequel to the all-time classic Coming to America will no longer be shown in theaters. Due to the resurgence of the pandemic, many national theater chains are either contemplating shutting down again or studios are postponing release dates indefinitely, leaving many major films in limbo. Consequently, some movie studios have decided to sell…

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Eddie Murphy will join Adam Sandler, Kevin Hart and other celebrities for a special charity comedy show during the lockdown. The 59-year-old star — who announced his return to stand-up last year — has been confirmed for Byron Allen’s “Feeding America Comedy Festival” livestream alongside the likes of Chris Rock, Tiffany Haddish and Howie Mandel,…

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Eddie Murphy urged actors to “never play a spaceship” at the Critics’ Choice Awards. The 58-year-old star was presented with the Lifetime Achievement prize at the prestigious ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday night Jan. 13, 2020, and he referenced his role in the 2008 comedy flop Meet Dave during his acceptance speech. Addressing…

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The 2020 Golden Globes, which are voted on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, took place in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.  This year’s awards ceremony got off to a rocky start in terms of diversity. The show caught flack because no female directors were nominated. Many believed that Ava DuVuernay should have…

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Eddie Murphy “feels like an idiot” every time he sees Who Framed Roger Rabbit — after turning the film down. The 58-year-old star rejected the chance to appear in the 1988 live-action, animated comedy movie — which featured Bob Hoskins as private detective Eddie Valiant who was tasked with exonerating cartoon character Roger Rabbit after…

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Eddie Murphy, Beyoncé and Cynthia Erivo scored nominations for the 2020 Golden Globes. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their selections for the best TV and film productions and performances on Monday, Dec. 9. Netflix continued to dominate the award landscape with 17 total nominations followed by HBO with 15 and Hulu with 5. Dolemite…

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Author Robyn Crawford set popular culture on fire with her inflammatory memoir A Song for You: My Life With Whitney Houston.  But Crawford not only opened eyes with her account of her alleged lesbian affair with the late, legendary singer Whitney Houston. Crawford also detailed how Houston’s former alleged boyfriend, the equally legendary Eddie Murphy,…

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If given the choice, would Eddie Murphy opt to do big-screen movies or stand-up comedy? The 58-year-old comedian has hinted that his upcoming Netflix special could mark a regular return to live comedy as he feels he’s better suited to that than acting. Speaking to WSJ Magazine, he said: “Once I get back onstage, I…

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Eddie Murphy will return to comedy in 2020 as a touring comedian. Following the announcement of his upcoming appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” Murphy hinted at a return to stand-up. During a guest appearance on the Netflix podcast, “Present Company with Kristin Smith,” Murphy said “… and then next year in 2020 I’m going to go…

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Shari Headley will reunite with Eddie Murphy in the Coming to America sequel, where she will reprise her role as Lisa McDowell, his love interest and eventual wife. The 55-year-old actress will reprise her role from the first movie as Lisa McDowell. She was the love interest and eventual wife of Murphy’s character Prince Akeem…

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Leslie Jones and Kiki Layne have joined the cast of Coming 2 America.  The “Saturday Night Live” star and the If Beale Street Could Talk actress, are the latest to join actor Eddie Murphy in the sequel to 1988’s Coming to America. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Layne will play the daughter of Murphy’s character…

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