Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer.
Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
In films, Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs., the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, The Nutty Professor, and Dolemite Is My Name. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls.
Disney‘s Haunted Mansion has dropped (check it out below) and showcases a revamped spin-off of the popular Disneyland ride.Inspired by the classic theme park attraction, the film focuses on Gabbie (Rosario Dawson) and her son, Travis (Chase Dillon), who enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters.The trailer showcases plenty of spectacularly spooky goings on as Gabbie and Travis attempt to make an old mansion their forever home.
The spiritual experts come in the form of Owen Wilson, Danny De Vito and LaKeith Stanfield. Justin Simien, Dear White People and Bad Hair, helms the film which features a cast dripping with Hollywood names.
Tiffany Haddish, Chase W. Dillon, Dan Levy, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jared Leto have also signed on to the film. Spoiler alert – Leto will appear as the The Hatbox Ghost.Speaking about the project, Simien said: “As a lifelong fan of the Haunted Mansion attraction, I’m beyond excited to share the teaser trailer for our new film adaptation featuring an incredible cast.“Our team has worked tirelessly to create a scary, funny and cinematic otherworldly adventure for both new and die-hard fans to enjoy!
I can’t wait for audiences to experience this big screen version of the iconic Disney attraction.”This isn’t the first time that Disney have taken a ride from the themepark to the big screen.Read more on nme.com