By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Beverly Hills Cop” has been locked up by CBS. The network has picked up a pilot for a small-screen adaptation of Eddie Murphy’s “Beverly Hills Cop” movies, with a production commitment to the project, an individual familiar with the pilot told TheWrap. Murphy, who will appear in the […]
“Beverly Hills Cop” may be making one more move to sunny California. A new report states that Eddie Murphy is teaming with “The Shield” creator Shawn Ryan and Sony Pictures Television in a bid to bring the 80s movie to the small screen, according to Vulture. Murphy played the memorable Axel Foley in the films, […]
Hollywood ex-wives surely have stories to tell, and now five of them will have their own TV series. VH1 said Wednesday that it is making “Hollywood Exes,” a one-hour series that will air this summer.
The Oscar ceremony has much to prove Sunday, including whether a blockbuster-free field can draw a TV audience and if Billy Crystal’s host routine remains a crowd-pleaser.
“Tower Heist” star Eddie Murphy, who recently bowed out of the hosting gig for next year’s Oscars, is attached to play scandal-plagued former Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry in a biopic that’s being developed by HBO Films, HBO confirms to TheWrap. Spike Lee will direct the project, while John Ridley (whose resume includes “The Wanda […]
By SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES — After a tumultuous week that saw the departure and replacement of the Oscar show’s host and producer, the film academy enjoyed a night of good vibes Saturday at its third annual Governors Awards. You might even say the force was with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. […]
OK, now Ricky Gervais is just messing with us. He’s been teasing his talks with the NBC honchos about a third go-around hosting the Golden Globes, and now he’s offered to host the Oscars as well, now that Eddie Murphy has departed the show. He’ll even give a discount, as he joshingly said to an […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Grazer has stepped onto the Academy Awards merry-go-round. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday that the veteran producer has signed on to produce next year’s Oscar show after previously named producer Brett Ratner abruptly resigned. Ratner departed the show Tuesday following uproar over a gay slur, […]
Well, that didn’t take long. A day after Brett Ratner resigned from producing next year’s Academy Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has gotten word that host Eddie Murphy has also exited the show. According to THR, Murphy released this statement: “First and foremost I want to say that I completely understand and support each party’s decision […]
Is “Two and a Half Men” coming unglued? That question, based on the storyline for this week’s episode of the CBS sitcom, earns this star-crossed series the top position in this week’s Top Five. 1) The new odd couple: Walden and Evelyn. Look, we’re well-aware that “Two and a Half Men” is a comedy series […]