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getty images: Reverberations from the unexpected death on Wednesday (04-12-17) of comedian/actor Charlie Murphy are still coming in. The most important is that of the Murphy family including his brother, Eddie, expressing their grief over the loss of Charlie. “Our hearts are heavy with the loss today of our son, brother, father, uncle and friend […]

Eddie Murphy refused to play Bill Cosby during SNL 40 because “there’s nothing funny about it. If you get up there and you crack jokes…

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When NBC announced that ‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson would host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on March 11, #CookieMonsters ’round the world rejoiced. SEE ALSO: Spike Lee…

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Legendary funnyman, Eddie Murphy (pictured left) reportedly did not find it funny when he was asked to impersonate the now controversial performer, Bill Cosby in a…

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Forget that All-Star business, the air was pretty rare in Studio 8H last night as Lorne Michael‘s cultural juggernaut, Saturday Night Live, aired “SNL 40,”…

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Comedian/actor and singer Eddie Murphy joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about his new reggae single, “Oh Jah Jah” and his return…

It’s been a very busy news day and to cap it off comes word, via The Hollywood Reporter, that Eddie Murphy is set to play former Washington, DC mayor Marion Barry (pictured below). HBO Films is developing the as yet untitled television biopic. Spike Lee will be at the helm while John Ridley is attached to write the […]

UPDATE: Variety has confirmed that Crystal will indeed host the Oscars. _____ PREVIOUSLY: Billy Crystal is coming to the rescue for the Oscars -- or so he's tweeting, anyway.

“I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing his creative partner, Brett Ratner, and we all wish him well,” said Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 84th Academy Awards program is scheduled for February 26. // Murphy worked with Ratner, a director, in the newly released action comedy “Tower […]

Eddie Murphy and Drew Barrymore share a unique distinction in Hollywood according to a survey conducted by Forbes.com and published on Thursday. In a list that weighs the amount of money a star is paid for a film against the film’s profits, Forbes found that Murphy is the most overpaid actor, and Barrymore the most overpaid […]

Comedian & actor Eddie Murphy must be practicing for his upcoming role as Oscar host! During a recent interview promoting his new movie Tower Heist, Eddie took a moment to clown on rapper Rick Ross. We toldja several weeks ago Rozay suffered two seizures. After two trips to the hospital Rick tried to keep his […]