London, Jan 24 : Eddie Murphy is set to reprise his Beverly Hills Cop film character Axel Foley - this time for a TV series.
The 51-year-old actor, who's role as smart talking Foley made him a household name, will play the dad of a young cop in the series being made for CBS TV, the Daily Mail reported.
The TV series will feature Foley's son called Aaron who is played by actor Brandon T Jackson.
Los Angeles, Dec 5 : Actor Eddie Murphy is Hollywood's most overpaid actor, according to Forbes magazine.
The 51-year-old's recent films "Imagine That", "A Thousand Words" and "Meet Dave" were all labelled flops. According to Forbes magazine, for every $1 Murphy was paid for his last three movies, they returned an estimated average of $2.30, reports contactmusic. com.
Wellington, Dec 5 : Eddie Murphy, who was once among Hollywood's top box office draws, now has the dubious honour of being crowned its most overpaid actor.
According to Forbes magazine's annual list, determined by the misalignment between star salaries and their films' box office take, Murphy, once a one-man gold mine with 1980s hits such as `Trading Places' and `Beverly Hills Cop,' displaced Drew Barrymore for the top spot, Stuff. co. nz reported.
London, September 5 : Eddie Murphy is set to return as Axel Foley in a television version of the iconic 80s movie ‘Beverly Hills Cop.’
However, the 51-year-old actor will not be the main star of the new CBS show, which has been ordered for a pilot that could be the basis for a full series, the Daily Mail reported.
London, May 18 : Eddie Murphy has finally offloaded his Englewood estate in New Jersey for 18 million dollars less than the original asking price.
The comedian is said to have recently accepted an offer for 12 million dollars after putting it on the market seven years ago for 30 million dollars, the Daily Mail reported.
The property was nicknamed Bubble Hill back in his bachelor days, referring to a slang term for party.
Washington, Feb 5 : Eddie Murphy’s brother has lashed out at rumours doing the rounds on the Internet that the comedian had passed away in a car accident.
The Global Associated News Website sent out a fake report that Murphy, 50, had perished in a single car crash in Queensland, Australia, while on vacation.
“My brother is fine. People who start these type of rumours are sick people,” Us magazine quoted Charlie Murphy as tweeting.
London, Nov 10 : Eddie Murphy stepped down as the host of the 2012 Oscars merely 24 hours after Brett Ratner resigned following controversy over an anti-gay remark he made.
Ratner had been working on the show since being named producer on 4th August and a key element of his plan had been to sign Murphy as the host.
London, Nov 10 : Actor Eddie Murphy, who was set to host the 84th Oscar awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Beverly Hills Feb 26 next year, has stepped down as the host.
Murphy departed in support of Brett Ratner, his "Tower Heist" director, who resigned from the post of co-producer of the Oscars, reports contactmusic. com.
Washington, Nov 7 : Eddie Murphy, who is regularly ranked among the top 10 greatest comics of all time, has revealed that he is hesitant to make his stand-up comedy comeback as preparing a brand new act for the stage is very time-consuming.
Washington, November 4 : A Forbes. com poll has revealed that Drew Barrymore and Eddie Murphy are Hollywood's most overpaid actors.
Barrymore's recent movies like Whip It, Everybody's Fine and Going the Distance have generated a return of 0.40 dollars for every 1-dollar that she has been paid, according to the poll's calculations.
Washington, November 4 : Eddie Murphy has said that contrary to reports, he doesn't own an island.
He claims that the story of him owning an island in Bahamas has been concocted by local tour guides.
The comedian has been ranked number 10 on Comedy Central''s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
London, Nov 4 - Actor Eddie Murphy has laughed off reports saying that he has bought an island in the Bahamas.
The 50-year-old says the story has been embellished by local tour guides.
"If you do (take) one of those boat tours... they always tell people, 'And that island is Eddie Murphy's right there'. And people always go, 'I saw your island!' I don't have no island," contactmusic. com quoted him as saying. (IANS)
London, Nov 4 - Actor Eddie Murphy has revealed he hasn't had any alcohol since his honeymoon with former wife Nicole Mitchell 18 years ago because it makes him nauseous.
"The last time I got drunk was ... on my honeymoon, maybe 18 years ago. And that was the second time I got drunk and it was the last time," femalefirst. co. uk quoted the 50-year-old as saying.
Los Angeles, Oct 27 - Actor Eddie Murphy is planning to make a TV series about his "Beverly Hills Cop" character Axel Foley's son.
The actor has ruled out a return to the big screen for a fourth installment of "Beverly Hills Cop" franchise, but is likely to do a cameo in the TV series, reports imdb. com.
London, Oct 25 - Actor Eddie Murphy, who will host the 84th Oscar awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Beverly Hills Feb 26 next year, feels he won't be a good host.
"I think it's so funny that people think I'm perfect for this because I'm going to be horrendous. I'm gonna be the worst host that's ever hosted the show," contactmusic. com quoted the 50-year-old as saying. (IANS)
Los Angeles, Sep 7 - Actor Eddie Murphy, popular for films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and the "The Nutty Professor", will host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Beverly Hills Feb 26, 2012.
Telecast producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer made the announcement through a statement on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' official website.
This will be Murphy's first stint as the host for Oscars, and he hopes to do a good job.
Los Angeles, Sep 5 - Actor Eddie Murphy is in talks to host the 84th Annual Academy Awards.
According to Deadline. com, Oscar producer and movie director Bret Ratt Ratner will be meeting the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday to pitch for Murphy.
Murphy is said to be "showing interest". (IANS)
London, March 22 : Actor Eddie Murphy will be honoured with Comedy Icon for his performances in stand-up, sketches and film at the first ever Comedy Awards.
"Eddie Murphy's impact in the world of comedy is immeasurable," said Casey Patterson, an executive producer at MTV Networks Entertainment Group.
Los Angeles, May 23 - Hollywood star Eddie Murphy says he is planning to return to stand-up comedy again after staying away from it for 20 years.
"Within the last six months or so I started getting an itch to do it again. I started writing stuff... I was like, 'I could go and do 15, 20 minutes right now.' Maybe in a couple of months I'll start working again'," imdb. com quoted Murphy as saying.
Los Angeles, May 18 - Hollywood actor Eddie Murphy could be coming back for third round of sci-fi comedy "Nutty Professor".
"You know what, there might be another ‘Nutty Professor'. We kind of wrote something that might be kind of funny, if the studios want to do it, we’ll do it," acceseehollywood. com quoted Eddie as saying.
London, May 12 - Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown and actor Eddie Murphy seems to have put their bitter feud behind for the sake of their child.
The former lovers, who have a three-year-old daughter Angel Iris together, were seen at a party at Eddie's Los Angeles house last week.
The meeting was reportedly arranged by actor's ex-wife Nicole Mitchell, who has six children with him.
Washington, Nov 28 : Eddie Murphy starrer ‘The Adventures Of Pluto Nash’ has topped a new list of the film flops of the new century.
Released in 2002, the film had cost 100 million dollars to make and recouped less than 10 per cent at the box office, reports Contactmusic.
At the second place in the list was John Travolta''s critically-panned Battlefield Earth in the new Hollywood Reporter list of shame.
Washington, May 29 : Eddie Murphy will be reviving the ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ franchise by signing on for the fourth movie in the series.
The actor will return once again as Detroit detective Axel Foley for Paramount Pictures.
Washington, May 24: Eddie Murphy’s ex Tracey Edmonds has dismissed reports that she is dating music and clothing mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs.
A British paper recently reported that Edmonds, 41, called Diddy "the man for me" and said that he was funnier than Murphy.
Washington, Apr 19: Actor Eddie Murphy has been roped in to star in the remake of ‘The Incredible Shrinking Man.’
Director Brett Ratner of ‘Rush Hour’ fame is in talks to helm an updated version of the 1957 sci-fi classic starring Grant Williams, to be produced by Brian Grazer.