Eddie Murphy is quashing any hopes of a Beverly Hills Cop IV, but says a TV version of the popular 1980s comedy franchise is in the works.
"What I'm trying to do now is produce a TV show starring Axel Foley's son, and Axel is the chief of police now in Detroit. I'd do the pilot, show up here and there," Murphy, who played mischievous cop Axel in the original films, tells Rolling Stone. "None of the movie scripts were right; it was trying to force the premise. If you have to force something, you shouldn't be doing it. It was always a...
Brett Ratner got his wish: Eddie Murphy will host the 84th Academy Awards, the academy announced Tuesday.
"Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever," Ratner, who's producing the Oscars, said. "With his love of movies, history of crafting unforgettable characters and his iconic performances — especially on stage — I know he will bring excitement, spontaneity and ...
Jack Black and Zach Galifianakis have signed on to appear in Disney's Muppets movie, reports TheWrap.
Besides Black and Galifianakis, Billy Crystal, Jean-Claude Van Damme and ...
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