Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Director: Craig Brewer Writer(s): Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Starring: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes, Craig Robinson, Chris Rock, Mike Epps, London Worthy, T.I., Tituss Burgess, Chelsea Gilson, Ivo Nandi, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Aaron Craven,...
Untitled Grumpy Old Men Remake (2019)

Untitled Grumpy Old Men Remake (2019)

Director: Tim Story Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Eddie Murphy Synopsis: Based on the movie Grumpy Old Men, about feuding neighbors who are competing for the attention of a college professor. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Comedy | MPAA Rating:...
Coming 2 America (2020)

Coming 2 America (2020)

Director: Craig Brewer Writer(s): Eddie Murphy (characters), Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein (earlier screenplay), David Sheffield (earlier screenplay) Starring: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, John Amos, James Earl Jones Synopsis: Prince Akeem learns...
Triplets (2020)

Triplets (2020)

Director: Ivan Reitman Writer(s): Ryan Dixon, Josh Gad Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Murphy, Danny DeVito Synopsis: Julius and Vincent Benedict discover they have a third sibling. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Comedy | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
13 Horror Films For A Spooky Halloween

13 Horror Films For A Spooky Halloween

by Monique Jones | Shadow and Act If you’re tired of Halloween celebrations that are all pumpkins, candy and costumes over the truly spooky, these 13 Black horror films will put the fear back into your holiday. 1. Blacula Every Black horror film binge should...
Eddie Murphy Writing Coming to America 2 Script

Eddie Murphy Writing Coming to America 2 Script

Mike Jones | ScreenRant Of all the highly regarded comedic actors working today, very few can boast of a career equal to that of Eddie Murphy. The one time Saturday Night Live alum exploded on to the scene in the early 1980s, making a name for himself with several...
Conversations: Eddie Murphy

Conversations: Eddie Murphy

Q&A with Eddie Murphy of MR. CHURCH. Moderated by Stacey Wilson Hunt, New York Magazine. Mr. Church tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook – Henry Joseph Church....
Let’s Talk About Movie Franchises Built Around Black Characters

Let’s Talk About Movie Franchises Built Around Black Characters

Shadow & Act | Tambay Obenson In light of very recent news that a 3rd “Bad Boys” movie – which has long been rumored to be in the works – is now definitely moving forward at Sony Pictures under the official title “Bad Boys for Life,” I thought I’d open up a...
Eddie Murphy Eyeing Netflix Mocumentary

Eddie Murphy Eyeing Netflix Mocumentary

Shadow and Act | Tambay Obenson It feels like it’s been a long time since we last saw Eddie Murphy on the big screen. I’m sure he’s comfortable financially, and isn’t exactly pressed to make new money by taking on almost every project that’s offered to him. So when...
Two Down…

Two Down…

by Ross A. Lincoln | Deadline Hollywood DreamWorks is now searching for a new person to helm its upcoming sci-fi thriller Intelligent Life, as Selma director Ava DuVernay has opted to move on due to scheduling conflicts, Deadline has confirmed. She originally became...
Mr. Church (2016)

Mr. Church (2016)

Director: Bruce Beresford Writer(s): Susan McMartin Starring: Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone, Xavier Samuel, Lucy Fry, Christian Madsen, Mckenna Grace, Natalie Coughlin, Madison Wolfe, Lincoln Melcher, Kathleen McMartin, Sara Shearer, Kelly Lester,...
Are There Stories That Should Only Be Told By Black Filmmakers?

Are There Stories That Should Only Be Told By Black Filmmakers?

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act It continues to be a point of contention, even among black people. Who gets to tell *our* stories? It’s a guaranteed debate starter – new film or TV project is announced with black protagonist(s), but non-black creator...
Eddie Murphy To Receive Kennedy Honor

Eddie Murphy To Receive Kennedy Honor

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act The Kennedy Center has announced that it will award the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Eddie Murphy, in a star-studded show featuring tributes by Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Arsenio Hall, Trevor Noah, Jay...
Richard Pryor Pic Set

Richard Pryor Pic Set

by Mike Fleming Jr. | Deadline Hollywood The Weinstein Company is ready to greenlight its Richard Pryor biopic, and my, have Harvey Weinstein and Lee Daniels put together a terrific cast. The new additions: Oprah Winfrey will play Pryor’s grandmother, who ran a...
Beverly Hills Cop Pushed Off Paramount Schedule

Beverly Hills Cop Pushed Off Paramount Schedule

A day after pushing Monster Trucks off of its 2015 release schedule, Paramount Pictures is now pushing Beverly Hills Cop out of 2016 and will remain unset for the time being. In addition, the studio dropped their Untitled Bad Robot movie into a March 11, 2016 date....
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin’ to Tell You (2013)

Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin’ to Tell You (2013)

Director: Whoopi Goldberg Writer(s): N/A Starring: Debbie Allen, Kaye Ballard, Harry Belafonte, Dick Cavett, Ellen Sebastian Chang, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Griffin, Bambi Haggins, Arsenio Hall, Quincy Jones, Robert Klein, Moms Mabley, Anne Meara, Norma...
A Thousand Words (2012)

A Thousand Words (2012)

Director: Brian Robbins Writer(s): Steve Koren Starring: Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis, Kerry Washington, Clark Duke, Ruby Dee, Leonard Earl Howze, John Witherspoon, Eric Archibald, Raquel Bell, Eshaya Draper, Sarah Scott Davis, Justin Robbins, Miles Robbins, Andy B....
Meet Dave (2008)

Meet Dave (2008)

Director: Brian Robbins Writer(s): Rob Greenberg, Bill Corbett Starring: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Mike O’Malley, Pat Kilbane, Judah Friedlander, Marc Blucas, Jim Turner, Austyn Myers, Adam Tomei, Brian Huskey,...
Dreamgirls (2006)

Dreamgirls (2006)

Director: Bill Condon Writer(s): Bill Condon, Tom Eyen Starring: Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal, Hinton Battle, Mariah Iman Wilson, Yvette Cason, Ken Page, Ralph Louis Harris, Michael-Leon...
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

Director: Ron Underwood Writer(s): Neil Cuthbert Starring: Eddie Murphy, Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson, Joe Pantoliano, Jay Mohr, Luis Guzmán, James Rebhorn, Peter Boyle, Burt Young, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Pam Grier, John Cleese, Victor Varnado, Illeana Douglas, Jacynthe...
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002)

Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002)

Director: Wendy Miller, Shirley Neal Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Neema Barnette, Fred Berry, Steven Bochco, Donald Bogle, Julian Bond, Wayne Brady, LeVar Burton, Reuben Cannon, Diahann Carroll, Nell Carter, Thomas Carter, Nat ‘King’ Cole,...
The Nutty Professor (1996)

The Nutty Professor (1996)

 Director: Tom Shadyac Writer(s): Jerry Lewis, Bill Richmond, David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein, Tom Shadyac, Steve Oedekerk Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller, Dave Chappelle, John Ales, Patricia Wilson, Jamal Mixon, Nichole...
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Director: Wes Craven Writer(s): Eddie Murphy, Vernon Lynch, Charlie Murphy, Michael Lucker, Chris Parker Starring: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison, John Witherspoon, Zakes Mokae, Joanna Cassidy, Simbi Kali, Messiri Freeman, Kelly Cinnante,...
Boomerang (1992)

Boomerang (1992)

Director: Reginald Hudlin Writer(s): Eddie Murphy, Barry W. Blaustein Starring: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence, Grace Jones, Geoffrey Holder, Eartha Kitt, Chris Rock, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Lela Rochon, John Witherspoon,...
Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (1992)

Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (1992)

Director: John Singleton Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Michael Jackson, Iman, Eddie Murphy, Wylie Draper, Magic Johnson, Fatima Robinson, Roman Artiste Synopsis: A pharaoh and his queen seek new entertainment for the court. After a palace guard presents jugglers and...
Harlem Nights (1989)

Harlem Nights (1989)

Director: Eddie Murphy Writer(s): Eddie Murphy Starring: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Michael Lerner, Della Reese, Berlinda Tolbert, Stan Shaw, Jasmine Guy, Vic Polizos, Lela Rochon, David Marciano, Arsenio Hall, Thomas Mikal Ford, Uncle Ray...
Coming to America (1988)

Coming to America (1988)

Director: John Landis Writer(s): Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay) Starring: Paul Bates, Eddie Murphy, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather, Stephanie Simon, Victoria Dillard, Felicia Taylor, Midori, James Earl Jones, Madge...
Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

Director: Robert Townsend Writer(s): Eddie Murphy, Keenen Ivory Wayans (sketch) Starring: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford, Geri Gibson, Birdie M. Hale, Tiger Haynes, Leonard Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jody Jones (eddie’s cousin), Davenia...
48 Hrs. (1982)

48 Hrs. (1982)

 Director: Walter Hill Writer(s): Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill, Larry Gross, Steven E. de Souza Starring: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O’Toole, Frank McRae, James Remar, David Patrick Kelly, Sonny Landham, Brion James, Kerry Sherman, Jonathan Banks, James...

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