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Sorry Animated 'Mulan' Fans: Mushu is For Sure Not in The New FIlm

Sorry Animated ‘Mulan’ Fans: Mushu is For Sure Not in The New FIlm

Mulan is hitting theaters in a few weeks, and the cast and director Niki Caro are starting to make the rounds out there doing press for the film. One of the hotly debated topics surrounding the live-action update is if the popular character Mushu would make an appearance. The animated dragon, voiced by Eddie Murphy […]

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Why Was Eddie Murphy’s “SNL” Return Marred By Irrelevant Response? [OPINION]

Saturday, December 21st marked the triumphant return to NBC of one of Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) most celebrated talents in Eddie Murphy. His first appearance in over 30 years, Murphy delivered the goods starting with his monologue – which included this one: “If you told me 30 years ago that I’d be this boring stay-at-home […]


“Beverly Hills Cop 4”: Netflix Reaches Deal with Paramount to License Film

“Beverly Hills Cop 4”: Netflix Reaches Deal with Paramount to License Film

Eddie Murphy’s nostalgia wave is complete with his return to Saturday Night Live, Coming to America sequel and now, the fourth film of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. Netflix and Paramount, who owns the IP, reached a one-time license deal with an option for a sequel for Murphy and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, according to Deadline […]


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“Coming to America 2”: Tracy Morgan Cast in Sequel

Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan is joining the cast of the highly anticipated Coming to America 2, the sequel to the 1988 John Landis comedy starring Eddie Murphy, who also co-wrote with David Sheffield and Barry W. Blaustein. Morgan will be playing Reem, a hustler and brother of Leslie Jones’ character, according to the […]


Paramount Announces Summer Release for ‘Coming To America 2’

Paramount Pictures just announced an official release date for their upcoming Eddie Murphy-starring Coming To America 2. Craig Brewer, who just directed Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name, will be helming the picture from the director’s chair. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Coming To America 2 will hit theaters on August 7th, 2020. Murphy previously said in a statement about the […]

Eddie Murphy Will Reign Again in ‘Coming to America 2’

Obviously someone, somewhere, has been waiting for this moment, and his name is more than likely Eddie Murphy. It would appear that Paramount Pictures is indeed developing a sequel to Coming To America, and Murphy will return to star as Prince Akeem. Deadline (and pretty much every other outlet) says that Craig Brewer, who just directed Murphy […]


Paramount Teases Coming to America 2 at CinemaCon 2018

Paramount teased their upcoming movie slate at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, and one of those movies will stand out to fans of comedy classics: Coming to America 2. The reality of a sequel to the 1988 film was first mentioned by Eddie Murphy himself last March, and moved forward last Fall with a script written […]

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Lauren Looks Back: Trading Places

While most people are watching Christmas staples such as Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story, or Die Hard, I have on something else. Something that seems to fly under people’s radar as far as holiday movies go: Trading Places. Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd are pure comedic genius in this movie from 1983. Both had found success […]

Schwarzenegger Hopes To Shoot Twins Sequel With Danny DeVito, Eddie Murphy By Fall

Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke about the long-gestating Twins sequel, Triplets, during an interview with Yahoo! Movies this week. According to the former California governor, a change in management at Universal Pictures allowed the movie, long in development, to finally move forward. A lot of Bleeding Cool readers have likened the relationship between this reporter and Bleeding […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For April 3

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on April 3, the 93rd day of the year: 1860- The first […]

Report: Eddie Murphy In Early Stages Of Working On Coming To America Sequel

Twitter was shaken to its foundations like the Marvel Universe during a super-mega-crossover event Wednesday night when legendary actor and comedian Eddie Murphy posted a tweet teasing a sequel to the 1988 comedy classic, Coming to America. Murphy (or whoever runs his account) quickly deleted the tweet, which may have been posted too early by mistake, and […]

Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah To Helm Beverly Hills Cop 4

Beverly Hills Cop nearly became a vehicle for Sylvester Stallone. But when his ideas clashed with the action-comedy premise producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer were interested in — and too expensive — he parted ways and eventually made Cobra based on his vision of the concept. The eventual Beverly Hills Cop became a sensation with star […]

Film Based On The Life Of Richard Pryor Announced

Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company is set to greenlight a film based on the life of comedian Richard Pryor, currently titled Richard Pyror: Is It Something I Said? Lee Daniels will direct from a script by his Empire collaborator Danny Strong and will star Mike Epps as Pryor. Oprah Winfrey has been cast as the […]