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 […]
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 […]
Let’s get right to the heart of this, since they say that “confession is good for the soul”. We are unabashed fans of NBC‘s Saturday Night Live (SNL) – one of the top five most influential television shows to ever grace our eyeballs. The show’s impact on popular culture, social issues, gender/sex issues, politics, and […]
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 […]
Eddie Murphy is returning to his comedic roots on the grand stage at NBC‘s 30 Rockefeller when he hosts Saturday Night Live (entering its 45th season) for the first time since 1984. A featured player from 1980-1984, Murphy was the only cast member to host during his run – on December 11th, 1982. The last […]
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 […]
We are delighted to learn that Black Panther‘s Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter is currently at work on her next film- Coming To America 2. The film will feature Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall returning to their iconic roles of Prince Akeem and Semmi in the sequel from Paramount Pictures. And, as it turns out, Carter will be […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… It’s Halloween-ish, people! Which means during the season when visions of ghouls, goblins, “baby deer” in NYC’s Penn Station at 2 am (some of you will get that), and odd selections of “sexy BLANK” costumes dance in our heads, it only helps the spirit of the holidays […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Eddie Murphy will be back, and sent off to Detroit. Which is confusing, given the title. Maybe it’s that Axel Foley now is the Beverly Hills Cop, as it were.
Wayans is the right age and gave a brilliant screen test, but Jordan is emerging as the front-runner.
Incidentally, I was in a car passing the Police Station in Beverly Hills no less than 24 hours ago. Truthfully. Maybe I should have said a good luck prayer or something.