:Adonis page/iStockBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Just days after he loosened COVID-19 restrictions for businesses, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that an indefinite pause is being implemented on further measures to reopen the state because of the coronavirus variants circling the country. “I wouldn’t say it’s an alarm. There […]

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Niche ImportsEddie Murphy is setting a high bar when it comes to actors who could play him in a potential biopic. After his Coming 2 America co-star Arsenio Hall suggested that SNL alum Jay Pharoah could play him in a film, Murphy tells ABC Audio that Pharoah is just too limited to really capture him authentically. “He could do an […]

In an appearance on Kevin Hart‘s SiriusXM podcast, Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart, Murphy teased that he was planning to return to the comedy stage in the near future. “My plan was to do Dolemite, Saturday Night Live, Coming 2 America and then do stand-up,” Murphy said. “And then the pandemic hit, and it shut the whole [thing] down.” Murphy explains that he had planned […]

Courtesy of Amazon StudiosIt took Eddie Murphy roughly three decades to do Coming 2 America, the sequel to his 1988 hit comedy. Looking ahead, Murphy tells ABC Audio that fans won’t have to wait so long for another installment. “We have a story for part three of this movie that would be really funny and clever, but… I […]

Did you know that Ryan Coogler, the director of “Black Panther,” pitched Eddie Murphy an idea for the “Coming To America” sequel, with Michael B. Jordan playing his son?? @DABRATTV tells why Eddie Murphy wasn’t feeling it in this Hot Spot. SUBSCRIBE MORE VIDEOS WEBSITE FOLLOW Facebook: Instagram: Twitter:

Courtesy of Netflix Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy will be honored with the Distinguished Artisan Award during the eighth annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, according to the guild’s website. The Coming 2 America star will be honored for translating his comedic skills into film and television with an award presented by his co-star Arsenio Hall during its virtual ceremony on April 3. “From The Nutty […]

Courtesy of Amazon StudiosIt’s no secret that a sequel to Eddie Murphy‘s 1988 comedy Coming to America has been a long time coming. In fact, Murphy tells ABC Audio that even after they decided to finally make the film, there were multiple ideas on how the story should play out. “In the original script for this picture, Tracy […]

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