Eddie Murphy & Jonah Hill to star in Kenya Barris-directed comedy

Eddie Murphy & Jonah Hill to star in Kenya Barris-directed comedy

Eddie Murphy to star opposite Jonah Hill in Kenya Barris' next comedy film

Two comedic greats are about to crew up for a brand new movie from Kenya Barris. It’s been introduced that Eddie Murphy will star reverse Jonah Hill in an upcoming comedy that Barris will direct. Murphy and Barris are outdated associates, because it was Barris who served as a author on Murphy’s Coming 2 America. Barris’ new undertaking is being arrange at Netflix, which he and Hill co-wrote. Barris will even produce by means of Khalabo Ink Society, with Hill producing by way of Sturdy Child. Kevin Misher of Misher Movies can also be becoming a member of the manufacturing effort.

Plot particulars are being stored beneath wraps, although THR says it’s to be introduced as “an incisive examination of contemporary love and household dynamics and the way clashing cultures, societal expectations, and generational variations form and have an effect on relationships. Murphy and Hill will discover themselves on reverse sides of a few of these divides.”

This can be Barris’ function directorial debut. Mychelle Deschamp is exec producing, as will Hale Rothstein for Khalabo Ink Society. Additionally set to govt produce are Sturdy Child’s Matt Dines and Ali Goodwin and Andy Berman of Misher Movies. Lastly, David Hyman and Charisse Hewitt Webster will govt produce as nicely.

Murphy, a legend of each comedy and drama, just lately starred in Coming 2 America. The sequel was a smash hit on Amazon when it debuted earlier this 12 months. Slightly than leap into no matter comes his method, Murphy has remained selective about any function movie contributions. In keeping with his Hollywood dance card, Murphy is about to hitch Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito for Triplets, a follow-up to 1988’s Twins. The movie is outwardly in pre-production with Ivan Reitman set to direct. Between you and me, I received’t imagine this undertaking exists till we see a trailer.

One other movie that Murphy is at the moment connected to is Beverly Hills Cop 4. The long-gestating sequel just lately certified for a California tax credit, with plans to shoot in San Bernadino.

Are we poised to enter an Eddie Murphy renaissance? Can we anticipate extra promising bulletins from the person himself? I definitely hope so.

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