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26 years after the Eddie Murphy/Halle Berry romantic comedy Boomerang hit theaters, BET is giving the feature a reboot treatment in the form of a TV series. Back in April, the network announced that they ordered a 10-episode first season that will unfold more like a continuation of the original story, said Emmy-winner Lena Waithe, an […]

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Lena Waithe and Halle Berry are executive producing a Boomerang reboot as a series for BET. It is about time these other seven Black classic films get a reboot too.

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  Eddie Murphy is heading back to the big screen. According to Deadline, the actor has signed on to star in an upcoming comedy inspired by the 1993 hit Grumpy Old Men. The original flick starred Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon as neighbors engaged in a life-long feud that’s taken to the next level when they both […]

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June 29 marks the 30th anniversary of Eddie Murphy’s Coming to America. Murphy was the biggest movie star of the ‘80s and, as his idol Richard Pryor did in the 1970s, Murphy completely revolutionized comedy. His decade-long run was nothing short of preposterous: Not only was he a cast member of Saturday Night Live (1980-84), […]

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Thirty years ago, when Coming to America was released, most of the white critics didn’t like it. “In making Coming to America, Murphy seems to have set his sights on the lowest prize imaginable. He aspires to blandness,” Washington Post staff writer Hal Hinson wrote in his review.  Coming to America is a whole lot of […]

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  A Japanese TV show is under fire after a skit featuring one of the […]

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Dave Chappelle, Cedric the Entertainer and George Lopez were among the comedians who gathered to […]

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Before Chappelle’s Show, a lot of people had no idea who Charlie Murphy was. The thought of Charlie, Eddie Murphy’s older brother, being an actor and comedian was almost a joke in itself. He created a second career through that Comedy Central program, and on Wednesday, TMZ reported that Murphy died at age 57 after […]

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It’s been a year of milestones for comedian Eddie Murphy. Shortly after celebrating the 40th […]

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It has been more than 30 years since comedy superstar Eddie Murphy was last spotted […]

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Richard Pryor Known for his bold, insightful examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, Pryor […]

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Actor/comedian Eddie Murphy owns an island a few minutes away from Nassau, Bahamas, called Rooster Cay.

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theGRIO REPORT - Actor and comedian, Eddie Murphy was the target of another Twitter death hoax...

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theGRIO VIDEO - Many people know Nicole Murphy as the ex-wife of Eddie Muphy, but the glamorous mother of five is proving to be so much more on her new reality show 'Hollywood Exes'...

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SLIDESHOW - In anticipation of his big comeback, theGrio has compiled this slideshow of some of the most memorable moments from his iconic 1989-1994 talk show...

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theGRIO REPORT - 'Hollywood Exes' is a new reality show headed to VH1 that centers on a group of women that were once married to famous men...

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