40 Years Ago: Buckwheat Is Shot, and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Is There
Eddie Murphy helped kill off one of the show's most popular characters in March 1983.
When Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo Teamed Up to Take Down ‘Ebony and Ivory’
Stevie Wonder and Frank Sinatra give new spin on Paul McCartney's hit song.
40 Years Ago: Eddie Murphy Makes His First ‘SNL’ Appearance
As a background extra with zero lines, the comedian's first screen time gave no hint of his future stardom.
‘Beverly Hills Cop 4’ Hires New Directors
I remain unconvinced that we will ever see a Beverly Hills Cop 4. Beverly Hills Cop 3 came out in 1994 and made just $42 million in the U.S. against a $50 million budget. It was also terrible, although that last part has never stopped a studio from making further sequels before. Still it’s more than 20 years since we saw Axel Foley patrolling the streets of Beverly Hills. Wouldn’t he be retired by now?
‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary Special: Eddie Murphy Confirmed to Return?
NBC has remained curiously quiet on ‘SNL’’s three-hour 40th Anniversary special on February 15, and while cameos galore are expected, our first major homecoming may have arrived. Following a 31-year absence, Eddie Murphy will reportedly return to ‘SNL’ to ring in the NBC sketch comedy legend’s 40th anniversary.
Billy Crystal or Eddie Murphy? Guess Who Public Prefers as Oscar Host — Survey of the Day
Last week Eddie Murphy quit as 2012 Academy Award host and was quickly replaced by Billy Crystal, and apparently it was the right choice. According to a new survey from Poll Position, more people prefer Billy Crystal over Eddie Murphy when it comes to hosting the Oscars.
Eddie Murphy Quits As Host of the Oscars — Why’d He Walk Away?
After a tumultuous week that saw director Brett Ratner step down from his post as producer of the 2012 Oscar telecast on Tuesday following controversial comments he made, Eddie Murphy has now announced he will no longer host the ceremony.
Will Eddie Murphy Appear on ‘Saturday Night Live’ This Weekend?
Eddie Murphy hasn’t been on ‘Saturday Night Live’ since 1984, and he hasn’t even participated in the various reunion shows that have happened in the years since he left the show. But he could show up this weekend. Murphy’s co-star in the new movie ‘Tower Heist’ is Ben Stiller, who just so happens to be hosting this weekend’s ‘SNL.’ Rumors have begun to circulate that Murphy will finally make a cam
Eddie Murphy Named Academy Awards Host
Looks like the rumors were true — actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has been officially tapped to host the 84th annual Academy Awards. Although Murphy has hosted other awards shows, this will be his first gig at the Oscars. “Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever,” said show co-producer Brett Ratner, who also directed Murphy in the upcoming comedy ‘T
Eddie Murphy to Voice ’70s Cartoon Character Hong Kong Phooey in New Movie
The big screen remake of the popular Hanna-Barbera ’70s-era Saturday morning cartoon ‘Hong Kong Phooey’ has just snagged a famous lead: Eddie Murphy will voice Penry, the anthropomorphic dog who lives a secret life as martial arts expert and number one super pooch Hong Kong Phooey.