Eddie Murphy is feeling the Christmas spirit. Or at the very least the Christmas-first-film-under-his-Amazon deal spirit. He is now aboard to star in and produce Sweet Cane Lane, which can debut on Prime Video.
Zero story particulars have been revealed, although it is clearly going to be a festive movie and was impressed by author Kelly Youthful’s childhood Chrimbo experiences.
Youthful’s a veteran of writing for the Muppets and dealing as a part of Disney Characteristic Animation’s story belief, so we will anticipate a household pleasant story with just a bit subversion (particularly if Mr. Eddie Murphy has any say within the matter).
And whereas it represents the newest group up between the actor and Prime Video following Coming 2 America‘s transfer from Paramount to the streaming service, it is also a reunion for among the group behind 1992’s Boomerang, as Reginald Hudlin will direct the brand new film after working with Murphy on that movie. It additionally sees the return of producer Brian Grazer.
“The vacation season is my favourite time of 12 months — simply ask my household about my nine-hour Christmas playlist,” Hudlin tells Deadline. “I‘m excited to be working once more with Eddie Murphy, Brian Grazer, and Amazon.”
There isn’t any date for when this shall be heading down TV chimneys, but it surely’ll kick off capturing this coming winter in Los Angeles.
Murphy will subsequent present up in Netflix Pic You Folks reverse Jonah Hill and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. He is additionally a part of the voice forged for Pixar’s newest film, Elemental, which additionally options Selena Gomez, Amy Adams, Josh Gad and Zach Braff.