Eddie Murphy has signed a deal with Amazon Studios for three films
Amazon Studios have announced the closure of a first-look deal and a three-film deal with the famed Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actor Eddie Murphy. Under the terms of the contract, Eddie Murphy will star in three films for Amazon Studios and develop original film projects for Prime Video and Studios, with the option of acting there. The agreement came in the wake of the success of The Prince Seeks a Son, the sequel to The Prince Seeks a Wife available on Prime Video since March 5. This is the statement on the subject of Jennifer Salkehead of Amazon Studios:
Eddie is a legend both in front of and behind the camera. With an undeniable comic and dramatic genius, he always continues to give audiences around the world original stories and characters. We couldn’t be more excited to support him in carrying on this tradition and officially welcome him into the Amazon family.
Eddie Murphy’s career
Eddie Murphy is a performer who has recorded exceptional box office numbers, and is one of the small circle of actors who have starred in a variety of films with grossing over $ 100 million over the past three decades. Recently, he played the legendary maverick comedian Rudy Ray Moore in the Netflix film Dolemite Is My Name, with a performance that earned him critical acclaim, a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical, and a Critics Choice Association nomination for Best Actor. He also received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his return to Saturday Night Live. Coming soon, Murphy will produce and play Beverly Hills Cop 4 and we will also see him alongside Jonah Hill in a comedy directed by Kenya Hill for Netflix.