Months after the highly anticipated “Coming 2 America” was released, Amazon announced its new partnership with Eddie Murphy.
According to Variety, Eddie just landed a three-picture deal and first look with Amazon Studios.
With this deal, Eddie will create three films for Amazon Studios”
“The pact calls for the comedian to star in three films for Amazon Studios and develop original film projects for Prime Video and the studio, with the potential to star in them,” Variety reports.
Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios stated, “Eddie is a legend both in front of and behind the camera.” She added, “With undeniable comedic and dramatic genius, he consistently delivers entertaining, original stories and characters to audiences around the world. We could not be more excited to help carry on the tradition and to officially welcome Eddie into the Amazon family.”
As previously reported, Amazon purchased “Coming 2 America” for $125 million.
As you know, the sequel was the most streamed in the United States, at the time it premiered.
According to Nielsen, “drawing 1.4 billion minutes of total viewing for the week of March 1 to 7 among U.S. viewers,” via the Hollywood Reporter.
Roomies, what do you think of this?