Eddie Murphy signs new movie deal with Amazon Studios

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Eddie Murphy has signed a three-picture and first-look deal with Amazon Studios.

The Coming to America actor will ‘star in three films for Amazon Studios and develop original film projects for Prime Video and Studios with the potential to star’ in them, according to Deadline.

In a statement, head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke said: “Eddie is a legend both in front of and behind the camera. 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.”