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Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall reminisce about 'Coming to America'

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall reminisce about 'Coming to America'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reminisced about their 1988 comedy, "Coming to America," when Murphy dropped by "The Arsenio Hall Show" in Los Angeles.
Eddie Murphy and Arsernio Hall discuss 'Coming To America Sequel'

Eddie Murphy and Arsernio Hall discuss 'Coming To America Sequel'

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- While paying a visit to Arsenio Hall's talk show 'Arsenio,' Eddie Murphy was reminded of one of his most famous films.
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CBS passes on 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot

HOLLYWOOD, May 11 (UPI) -- CBS passed on the pilot for drama "Beverly Hills Cop," based on the film franchise starring Eddie Murphy, sources told The Hollywood Reporter.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
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S. African filmmaker killed in air crash ... Al Gore sued over Current TV sale ... Murphy, Reinhold to appear in 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot ... Singer-actress Demi Lovato says she has a half-sister ... News from United Press International.
Murphy, Reinhold to appear in 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot

Murphy, Reinhold to appear in 'Beverly Hills Cop' pilot

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold are to reunite for cameos in the television pilot based on their hit 1984 movie, "Beverly Hills Cop," The Wrap reported.

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Ben Affleck's 'Argo' wins top Golden Tomato awards ... Report: J.J. Abrams to direct 'Star Wars' sequel ... Matt Damon 'kidnaps' Jimmy Kimmel, takes over show ... Singer Marc Anthony and model Shannon de Lima break up ... News from United Press International.
Ben Affleck's 'Argo' wins top Golden Tomato awards

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' wins top Golden Tomato awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. actor-director Ben Affleck's political thriller "Argo" was the best-reviewed wide-release film of 2012, said website Rotten Tomatoes.
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'Breaking Dawn 2' leads with 11 Razzie Award nods

'Breaking Dawn 2' leads with 11 Razzie Award nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- "Breaking Dawn Part 2," the final installment in Hollywood's "Twilight" film franchise, has been nominated for 11 Razzie Awards, organizers said.

N.C. skydiver dies after 'hard landing'

CHESTER, N.C., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- An experienced skydiver who used "a perfectly good parachute" on a jump in North Carolina died in a hospital after he made a "hard landing," officials said.
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Pharoah to play Obama on 'SNL'

Pharoah to play Obama on 'SNL'

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- "Saturday Night Live" producer Lorne Michaels says Jay Pharoah will play U.S. President Barack Obama on the new season of the sketch comedy show.

Vikings waive RB King after party punchout

MINNEAPOLIS, May 1 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings waived running back Caleb King Tuesday after he was jailed for allegedly beating up a man who said he looked like actor Eddie Murphy.

Vikings' King jailed for alleged assault

OAK GROVE, Minn., April 29 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King allegedly severely beat a man at a birthday party after the man said he looked like Eddie Murphy, authorities say.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
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'Hunger Games' still U.S. box office champ

'Hunger Games' still U.S. box office champ

LOS ANGELES, April 1 (UPI) -- "The Hunger Games," based on the young adult novel, surpassed the quarter billion dollar mark in U.S. box office earnings with $61 million in weekend receipts.
'Twins' sequel in the works

'Twins' sequel in the works

LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Eddie Murphy are to play brothers in a sequel to the 1988 comedy "Twins," sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
VH1 orders series 'Hollywood Exes'

VH1 orders series 'Hollywood Exes'

LOS ANGELES, March 21 (UPI) -- VH1 says it has ordered a docu-series called "Hollywood Exes" starring Nicole Murphy, Jessica Canseco, Sheree Fletcher, Mayte Garcia and Andrea Kelly.
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Eddie Murphy and Toni Braxton dating

Eddie Murphy and Toni Braxton dating

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Actor Eddie Murphy and singer Toni Braxton have been dating for about four months, a source close to the Hollywood couple told UsMagazine.com.
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Eddie Murphy to play Marion Barry

Eddie Murphy to play Marion Barry

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Eddie Murphy has signed on to play former Washington Mayor Marion Barry in an HBO movie, a source close to the project told The Hollywood Reporter.
'Immortals' atop box-office mountain

'Immortals' atop box-office mountain

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Greek mythology action film "Immortals" topped the weekend U.S. box office with $32 million in gross receipts, edging out "Jack and Jill" at $26 million.
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