Actor-comedian Eddie Murphy is ready to star in vacation comedy titled Sweet Cane Lane for Prime Video, the streamer introduced on Wednesday. Veteran filmmaker Reginald Hudlin will probably be directing the film from a speculative screenplay written by Kelly Youthful.
Hudlin, who has beforehand labored with Murphy on the 1992 hit Boomerang, stated he’s thrilled to staff up with the actor once more. “The vacation season is my favorite time of 12 months — simply ask my household about my nine-hour Christmas playlist! I’m excited to be working once more with Eddie Murphy, Brian Grazer, and Amazon,” the director stated in a press release.
Murphy doubles up as a number one man and producer on the movie, which is able to reunite the actor along with his frequent collaborators — Think about’s Brian Grazer, Karen Lunder, and Charisse Hewitt-Webster — after Boomerang. It marks the seventh function collaboration for Grazer and Murphy.
The plot particulars of the movie are presently below wraps, however the manufacturing is ready to start out later this 12 months in Los Angeles.
Sweet Cane Lane is the primary venture below Murphy’s three-picture and first-look movie take care of Amazon Studios, which got here following the blockbuster efficiency by final 12 months’s Coming 2 America.
Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, stated they’re hoping to recreate the success of Coming 2 America with the upcoming function.
“As we all know firsthand with our hit Coming 2 America, Eddie is somebody who brings world audiences collectively, and we are able to’t wait to make it occur once more!,” Salke stated.
“We look ahead to seeing the multi-talented Reggie Hudlin take the helm in bringing this future vacation basic to life!,” she added.
Sweet Cane Lane hails from Amazon Studios, Think about Leisure and Eddie Murphy Productions.