Eddie Murphy’s daughter Bria marries

The eldest child of comic legend Eddie Murphy and ex-wife Nicole Murphy got married on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Bria Murphy, 32, exchanged wedding vows with 36-year-old actor Michael Xavier, in Beverly Hills surrounded by their famous parents and 250 family and friends, People reports.  Murphy’s bridal gown was designed by Netta BenShabu, and the […]

Eddie Murphy in talks to play famed funk musician in a biopic

Eddie Murphy is busy tying down rights with the Parliament-Funkadelic leader and he and fellow producers John and Catherine Davis, of Davis Entertainment, will then look for writers and begin shopping the project. The film is described as a “passion project” for Murphy. George Clinton is widely considered to be one of the biggest innovators […]

Lizzo wasn’t feeling Eddie Murphy’s ‘fat’ costumes while growing up

Lizzo felt “sad” watching Eddie Murphy wear a fat suit in some of her favorite movies. The 60-year-old actor has worn a fat suit for a number of his comedy characters, including in “The Nutty Professor” and “Norbit” — but Lizzo was left feeling saddened by the situation. The 33-year-old singer told Variety: “It’s funny, because I’m the biggest […]

Katt Williams says Eddie Murphy does not deserve ‘favorite comedian’ title

Comedian Katt Williams is notoriously blunt and he did not deviate from his normal mode of behavior by saying Eddie Murphy should not be called called “anyone’s favorite comedian.” Williams, of course, believes he is the best comedian alive. Though Murphy is one of his idols, Williams connects the purest form of comedy to stand-up […]

Actor Dennis Quaid developing Charley Pride biopic

Actor Dennis Quaid is spearheading a biopic on Black country and western singer Charley Pride. The “Mountain of Love” star became the first African American performer to appear on the iconic Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville and his list of accomplishments includes three Grammy Awards and 52 top 10 country hits. Quaid’s Bonniedale production […]

Eddie Murphy secures 3-movie deal

Eddie Murphy remains box office gold among Hollywood honchos and fans alike. By the numbers, Murphy remains one of the greatest box office performers in the history of American motion pictures. And the father of 10 pulled off another big money-making movie with Coming 2 America, the sequel to the all-time great romantic comedy. According […]

Eddie Murphy, Kenya Barris and Jonah Hill working on upcoming film

Eddie Murphy is continuing his latest Hollywood reign and will be starring in an upcoming project co-starring Jonah Hill and directed by “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris. The untitled project will reunite Murphy and Barris who was a writer on the comedian’s Coming 2 America sequel which was released in March 2021. According to The Hollywood […]

Wait, what? Eddie Murphy’s son is in love with Martin Lawrence’s daughter

This is like something out of a blockbuster romance film. The son of comedy legend Eddie Murphy and the daughter of iconic jokester Martin Lawrence have fallen in love with each other. Eric Murphy, 32, and Jasmine Lawrence, 25, have publicly declared their mutual love for each other on their respective Instagram accounts. Lawrence gushed […]

Hollywood A-listers to attend tribute show honoring comedy legend Paul Mooney

A collection of comic legends and current comedic superstars are set to descend on the Laugh Factory outside Los Angeles for a final tribute to the late iconic jokester and writer Paul Mooney on Thursday, May 27, 2021. According to The Grio, none other than all-time box office comedy king Eddie Murphy and current box […]

Eddie Murphy, Viola Davis, LeBron James dominate NAACP Image Awards

A bevy of A-list stars from the worlds of entertainment, sports and politics were celebrated for their distinguished performances and outstanding community contributions during the 52 NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening, March 27, 2021. Legendary deejay D-Nice took home the big prize as Entertainer of the Year, while Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis snatched […]

Eddie Murphy to be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame (video)

Eddie Murphy is getting his flowers while he’s still here on Earth and will be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame later this month during the March 27 ceremony, which will air on CBS. Murphy’s long-time comedic partner in crime and Coming 2 America co-star Arsenio Hall will present the prestigious honor. […]

Jermaine Fowler would like to see ‘Coming 2 America,’ ‘Black Panther’ mash-up

Comedian Jermaine Fowler has been riding a wave of success with Coming 2 America scoring the biggest opening streaming weekend in the past year when it debuted on Amazon Prime on March 5. The comedian plays Murphy’s son in the sequel and previously voiced characters on “Family Guy” and “BoJack Horseman.” Fowler recently spoke with […]

‘Coming 2 America’ world premiere recap

Enjoy the Coming 2 America watch party this Friday, March 5 at 5 p.m. PST with a custom cocktail, the Soul Glo Mocktail, Zamunda Raspberry Ginger Paradise. Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly crowned King Akeem, played by Eddie Murphy; and his trusted confidante Semmi, played Arsenio Hall, embark on an […]

Amazon Prime celebrates ‘Coming 2 America’ with transportation fleet

In anticipation of Coming 2 America, the highly awaited sequel to the original 1988 blockbuster comedy, Coming to America, Amazon Prime Video is partnering with Amazon Transportation to debut a first-of-its-kind partnership that brings Zamunda’s royal family to the homes of consumers. Prime Video creates a cultural celebration to engage nostalgic fans while introducing the […]

Wesley Snipes revels in leading the country of Nextdoria in ‘Coming 2 America’

Wesley Snipes transforms himself into General Izzi from Nexdoria, leader of the neighboring country to the Black mecca of Zamunda in the highly anticipated film Coming 2 America. In this exclusive interview, the award-winning actor sits down with rolling out to discuss how he narrowly missed being in the 1988 comedy classic, Coming To America, […]

Eddie Murphy was forced to hire a White guy for ‘Coming to America’ (video)

Eddie Murphy experienced a remarkable upward trajectory in his career in the early to mid-1980s that included “Saturday Night Live” and a string of blockbuster hits like 48 HRS, Trading Places, The Golden Child, RAW and especially Beverly Hills Cop, the latter remaining one of the highest-grossing comedies of all time. By the time Murphy […]

Eddie Murphy to receive Distinguished Artisan Award

When it comes to playing multiple characters in a movie, Eddie Murphy is undoubtedly one of the best. His versatility was on display in The Nutty Professor and Coming To America, two of his well-known works that are classics. Murphy’s transformation abilities will be honored next month when he receives the Distinguished Artisan Award at […]

Eddie Murphy reveals why he refuses to collaborate with Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion is flying high at the top of the charts as one of the hottest female rappers in the game. However, famed actor Eddie Murphy has made it clear that he just could not collaborate with the “Body” rapper. On Friday, Feb. 26, Murphy made an appearance on “The Tamron Hall Show” to […]