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Coming To America Caused A Lot Of Friction Between Eddie Murphy And John Landis

Eddie Murphy spent the 1980's rising to the top. From hitting comedy clubs as a teenager to his role in revitalizing "Saturday Night Live" to his unmissable film comedies — "Trading Places," "48 Hrs," and "Beverly Hills Cop" — he made a name for himself as one of the funniest men in show business before he'd even turned 30. His star ascended quickly, so quickly that an early collaborator would swear that he'd changed by the end of the decade.
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Eddie Murphy Set to Star in George Clinton Biopic

Eddie Murphy is reportedly set to portray Parliament-Funkadelic leader George Clinton in an upcoming biopic. According to Deadline, Murphy will co-produce the film alongside Catherine and John Davis, the latter of whom the comedian worked with on 2019’s Dolemite Is My Name. The project is still in its early stages, with the trio of producers currently “tying down rights with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, and then they will set writers and shop the project.”
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Eddie Murphy in talks to feature in George Clinton biopic

Washington [US], April 2 (ANI): Oscar-nominated actor Eddie Murphy might be joining the cast of the upcoming biopic based on the life of iconic musician George Clinton. According to Variety, the upcoming project will chronicle Clinton's life and legacy, from his childhood in 1940s North Carolina to the formation of his groundbreaking bands Parliament and Funkadelic in the late 1960s.
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Eddie Murphy in talks for George Clinton ‘Godfather of Funk’ biopic

Eddie Murphy may have found his next musical gig. The “Dreamgirls” actor, 60, is in early talks to portray the Godfather of Funk himself, George Clinton, in an upcoming biopic. Murphy will also executive produce the flick, according to Deadline, with John Davis and Catherine Davis through their Davis Entertainment production company. While the project is still in the very early stages, the filmmakers are still focusing on trying to secure the life rights of Clinton before they start writing the script and casting the movie in its entirety. The film will follow Clinton, 80, and his childhood in North Carolina...
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Eddie Murphy To Play George Clinton In Biopic

Eddie Murphy will reportedly star as Parliament-Funkadelic’s George Clinton in an upcoming biopic. According to Variety, the project will explore the Godfather of Funk’s life and legacy growing up in North Carolina in the 1940s up until the iconic formation of the Parliament and Funkadelic led by Clinton himself in the late 1960s.
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