He was a singer, a rapper, an actor, a comedian and a producer. His most famous character was a pimp in an iconic ’70s film. Snoop Dogg credits him with his career. He’s been called the “godfather of rap”. He was larger than life. So who could possibly play Moore in a movie? Only Eddie Murphy. The once-major comedian and Hollywood star has only been in one movie in the last seven years, but in 2019 he is staging a comeback in Dolemite Is My Name, a Netflix biopic of Moore’s colourful life. The film, which also stars Chris Rock, Wesley Snipes and Keegan Michael Key, is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. There are high hopes that it might be the start of a renaissance of sorts for this star, whose fall from grace has been so spectacular and well-documented. But what happened to Eddie Murphy? And could he be making a comeback? RELATED: Mel B spills on relationship with Murphy RELATED: Tituss Burgess TV host for ‘negative’ question RELATED: American Pie star’s rollercoaster career Eddie Murphy is staging his Hollywood comeback in Dolemite Is My Name. Picture: APSource:News Limited THE EARLY DAYS Murphy is a… Read full this story
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