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Hollywood Flashback: 30 Years Ago, Eddie Murphy Soared With ‘Boomerang’

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‘Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers’ (Arguably) Best Cartoon and CG Cameos

[This story contains spoilers from Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers on Disney+.] Wait! Who? How? Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers dropped on Disney+ Friday, and the film, based on the beloved ’90s cartoon of the same name, features several surprising animated and CG cameos from assorted films and shows inside and outside the Disney realm. […]

‘Beverly Hills Cop 4’ Lands Mark Molloy to Direct for Netflix

Beverly Hills Cop 4, a sequel long in the works, has found its director. Mark Molloy will helm the new chapter of the popular franchise that began in 1984, The Hollywood Reporter can confirm. The new project is the result of a one-time licensing deal between Netflix and Paramount. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah […]

“Beautiful African American Images of Royalty and Culture”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Coming 2 America’ Hair and Makeup Team

Following up any movie with a sequel is tricky, but living up to the status of the 1988 cult classic Eddie Murphy vehicle Coming to America is an especially fearsome task. The Hollywood Reporter’s Hilton Dresden facilitated a conversation among Stacey Morris, Mike Marino and Nancy Farmer, the Oscar-nominated hair and makeup team behind the […]

“I’m Going to Give Them Something to Remember”: Ruth E. Carter on Working With Eddie Murphy and Her Historic Oscar Win

Ruth E. Carter is no stranger to creating entire universes through clothing. The celebrated costume designer took home Oscar gold in 2019 for imagining the wardrobe of the world of Wakanda in Black Panther (making history as the first African-American designer to win that award), and had been twice nominated before that, for Amistad (1997) […]

Louie Anderson, Iconic Stand-Up Comic and ‘Baskets’ Star, Dies at 68

The Emmy-winning actor and author also created 'Life With Louie,' appeared in both 'Coming to America' films and hosted 'Family Feud.'

Eddie Murphy Signs Three-Picture, First-Look Deal With Amazon

Eddie Murphy is getting in to the Amazon business. The actor has signed a three-picture and first-look pact that will see him star in three films for the tech giant and also develop original film projects for Prime with the potential to star. The streamer worked with Murphy on his Coming to America sequel, releasing […]

Eddie Murphy to Star Opposite Jonah Hill in Kenya Barris-Directed Comedy (Exclusive)

Eddie Murphy will star opposite Jonah Hill in an untitled comedy feature that Kenya Barris is directing for Netflix. The move reunites Murphy with Barris, a writer on Murphy’s Coming 2 America, the comedy sequel to the comedian’s 1980s classic that proved to be a big streaming hit for Amazon earlier this year. For the […]

Anthony Anderson to Host Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards

The 'Black-ish' star will emcee the virtual awards on April 3 to honor the best in makeup, makeup effects and hair styling.

‘Coming 2 America’ Style: Where To Get The Afro-Centric Looks Seen in the Film

Get to know some of the more than three dozen designers — from Lavie by CK to Douriean — who Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter worked with on the Eddie Murphy-starring film

Eddie Murphy Recalls Fight With Paul Mooney, How Richard Pryor Made Him Apologize

The actor-comedian's classic storytelling ability took over when he was asked if he'd been beaten up one night at The Comedy Store.

Ruth Carter’s Global Parade of ‘Gorgeous’ Costumes for ‘Coming 2 America’

The Oscar-winning costume designer updated the world of Zamunda, working with more than three dozen designers from around the world, in the new film starring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall and Leslie Jones