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Eddie Murphy Becomes Blaxploitation Icon in ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Trailer for Netflix

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Eddie Murphy Becomes Blaxploitation Icon in ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Trailer
Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Snoop Dogg, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Rock, T.I. also star in Netflix comedy.

Eddie Murphy embodies the wild true story of Rudy Ray Moore in the trailer for My Name Is Dolemite, the new Netflix film based on the comedian and Blaxploitation filmmaker. The comedy, which premieres in September at the Toronto International Film Festival, also features Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Snoop Dogg, Tituss Burgess, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Rock and T.I. among its all-star cast.

The clip opens with Moore (Murphy) conceptualizing his new alter-ego — Dolemite, a cane-swinging, Kung fu-fighting pimp — in an attempt to reignite his struggling stand-up career. “Whatever it takes, I’m ready to do it,” he proclaims. “I got to be totally outrageous.”

Saw some of the 70s movies and they were quite ridiculous, so looking forward to this. A reboot I can get behind. A return to classic Murphy.
 
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Looks pretty good to me. Eddie seems to be making a bit of a comeback. I recently watched his Comedians in Cars and he was on form. Hope he kills it with his return to stand up.
Didn’t know he did an episode. Watching it now. (y)

Dat Carrera GT tho.
 
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Looks pretty good to me. Eddie seems to be making a bit of a comeback. I recently watched his Comedians in Cars and he was on form. Hope he kills it with his return to stand up.
Hope it continues next year with c2a 2 " Coming to Africa", thats got Wesley Snipes, James Earl Jones & being directed by the same guy directing this. Need Arsenio as well.

I'm hyped for that one, c2a is my favourite Eddie movie.