We already know Saturday Night Live will close out 2019 with a bang when Eddie Murphy returns to host the show for the first time since 1984. But before we get to the Christmas episode this season, there are still two other episodes arriving in December, and SNL has just announced two superstar hosts: Jennifer Lopez and Scarlett Johansson. Read More »
Beverly Hills Cop 4 has been in the works for years. But with the recent comeback being staged by Eddie Murphy after his starring role in Dolemite Is My Name, as well as the forthcoming sequel to the classic 1980s comedy Coming to America, there has been renewed interest in the return of detective Axel Foley. However, with the recent disappointing box office performance of Terminator: Dark Fate, it sounds like Paramount Pictures may be a bit nervous about the potential box office returns of a Beverly Hills Cop revival, because they’ve licensed the rights to Netflix to make the movie instead. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, a video essay tries to explain why what Martin Scorsese said about Marvel movies is right, and that probably won’t ruffle any feathers at all. Plus, Eddie Murphy and some of the cast of Dolemite is My Name talk about making the movie, blaxploitation, and more, and Tig Notaro tries to figure out who Game of Thrones star Lena Headey is in a new Under a Rock. Read More »
This season of Saturday Night Live is an exciting one because it will finally be bringing back Eddie Murphy as host for the first time since 1984, which was also the last year that he was part of the late night sketch show’s cast. Making it even more special is the fact that it will be the Christmas episode on December 21, and as a little present for all of his longtime fans, Murphy confirmed that he will be bringing back some of his most beloved characters from the time he spent on the show. Read More »
Eddie Murphy is back. He’s earning rave reviews for his work in the crowd-pleasing Dolemite Is My Name, and he’s already hard at work on the long-awaited Coming To America 2. But that’s not the only classic film he’s returning to. According to Murphy, Beverly Hills Cop 4 is going to ramp up production as soon as Coming To America 2 is done. But do audiences want more Axel Foley?
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Coming 2 America has already been filming for a couple weeks, but Eddie Murphy and Wesley Snipes took a break from production for the world premiere of the upcoming Netflix comedy Dolemite Is My Name. During quick red carpet appearances, the two briefly discussed working on the movie, but it was Wesley Snipes who offered up intriguing details about his character and the film’s story. Find out what he revealed about the Coming 2 America plot below. Read More »
Throughout his long career, Eddie Murphy has played quite the assembly of characters, even going so far as to play about a half dozen of them in a single movie. But one role he’s never taken before is that of a real person. That changes with the upcoming comedic true story Dolemite Is My Name, inspired by comedian Rudy Ray Moore and his rise to fame as a Blaxploitation movie star who paved his own way through Hollywood. Now, a new Dolemite Is My Name featurette talks about the man himself. Read More »
Saturday Night Live will return for its 45th season this fall on September 28, and just in time to promote the release of Zombieland: Double Tap in October, star Woody Harrelson will take hosting duties for the season premiere. But the most exciting news about SNL this season is who will be hosting in December.
Eddie Murphy will be returning to host the series for the first time since 1984, the same year that he left the series after being a cast member since 1980. This is an even bigger deal than Adam Sandler returning to host the show last season, and we have even more details on the roster of guests coming to Saturday Night Live below. Read More »
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The cast of the comedy sequel Coming 2 America is already packed to the gills. Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are again starring in the movie that takes them out of the fictional African nation of Zamunda and back to Queens, New York. Not only are several cast members from the original movie joining them, but there’s are plenty of new names joining the roster, and one more has just been added. Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock cast member Tracy Morgan has landed a key role in the Coming 2 America cast. Read More »
The cast of the comedy sequel Coming 2 America has brought back a lot of key players from the original Paramount Pictures hit from 1988. Plus, plenty of new faces have been added to the roster of talent alongside returning stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall. But one key member from the original film had not yet return, and thankfully, that has changed.
Shari Headley, who played Prince Akeem’s love interest Lisa McDowell, is officially part of the Coming 2 America cast. However, based on the details we know about the film’s plot, we’re wondering what her overall role in the movie will be. Read More »