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15 Things You May Not Know About 'Shrek'

By Joe Robberson on
It's the 15th anniversary of the big green guy and his little donkey.Read Full Story

Eddie Murphy and Girlfriend Paige Butcher Are Pregnant

By Cecily Trowbridge on
This will be Murphy's ninth child.Read Full Story

Eddie Murphy's 'SNL' Comeback: 73 Seconds, 0 Jokes

By Deena Bustillo on
We waited three decades for this?Read Full Story

Editors' Picks: Who Should Star in the Next Season of 'True Detective'?

By Darrick Thomas on
(HBO)Contrary to what Rust Cohle might have you believe, time is not a flat circle when it comes to True Detective. As much as fans would like to see Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson don wigs and hunt down another Yellow King, it's not going to happen. The show will go on, yes, but it will do so with two new detectives played by two new actors. Since nobody in the digital age is good at waiting, fantasy casting #TrueDetectiveSeason2 has become its own meme, so we thought we'd get in on...Read Full Story

Determining the Greatest Acting Streaks of All Time

By Darrick Thomas on
(Getty)Do anything long enough and there's bound to be a few missteps along the way. That's certainly true for the film industry. Even great actors make bad movies, which makes it difficult to definitively determine the "greatest actor of all time." But to even be in that conversation, an actor has to have a peak, an infallible stretch in his career where everything he touches turns to gold. Very few stars can string together a collection of critically acclaimed movies without having a dud...Read Full Story

Eddie Murphy & Snoop's New Reggae Song is TIGHT

By Joe Robberson on
Eddie Murphy and Snoop Lion (Getty Images)Eddie Murphy has always done music on the side. He had a platinum single in 1985 with "Party All the Time," written by the immortal Rick James. Now, almost 30 years later, Murphy has collaborated with Snoop Lion on a new single, "Red Light." The song's a modern reggae tune, and if that doesn't surprise you, this will: It's actually pretty tight.Murphy's new album, 9, will be released later this year so the comedian decided to join Twitter and release...Read Full Story

Brandon T. Jackson Cast as Eddie Murphy's Son in 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Pilot

By Jill Slattery on
Axel Foley, meet your new son.Brandon T. Jackson has been cast as Eddie Murphy's son in the new Beverly Hills Cop television pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Beverly Hills Cop sequel will center on Axel Foley's son, Aaron, a Detroit police officer who relocates to Beverly Hills just like his pop. Murphy will reprise his role in the CBS pilot and may appear in later episodes if the series is picked up. Jackson is a standup comic who has appeared in Tropic Thunder, Big Mommas...Read Full Story

Paige Butcher Photos: Eddie Murphy's Hot Girlfriend

By Deena Bustillo on
Eddie Murphy stepped out with a new gal on his arm this weekend at his Spike TV special, "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only." So who's the lucky, hot lady? Well, her name is Paige Butcher and she's an Australian model. The 51-year-old actor posed with Butcher on the red carpet at the event in Beverly Hills and the two definitely weren't shy about their budding relationship. They cozied up for the cameras and held hands while posing. No secrets here! Butcher, who's reportedly about 20 years the...Read Full Story

'Triplets' Movie to Star Eddie Murphy: Details

By Adam Wenger on
Eddie Murphy wasn't able to deliver any Oscars jokes, but soon the actor will create magical humor alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito in a sequel to the '90s hit comedy Twins. And here's what you have to know about the film, aptly titled Triplets. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film is being produced by Ivan Reitman, who brought us the first film. And it's being distributed by Universal Pictures. Will it be any good? Who knows. But just thinking about those three...Read Full Story

What's New in Theaters This Weekend: March 9, 2012

By Joe Robberson on
From Left: Adam Scott, Taylor Kitsch, Emily Blunt (Photos: Getty Images).John CarterDirected by: Andrew StantonStarring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton A totally unoriginal epic genre film that somehow manages to be exciting and entertaining, John Carter is the biggest release of the weekend. Directed by the talented Andrew Stanton (WALL-E), Carter stars Taylor Kitsch of Friday Night Lights in the title role and Lynn Collins as the Martian princess Dejah Thoris who...Read Full Story