As reported, Eddie Murphy is gearing up for his first-ever film with ‘Netflix’ as he is set to star in ‘Dolemite Is My Name!’ The biopic film will tell the story of Rudy Ray Moore, the man who made ‘Dolemite’ popular during the blaxploitation’ era. Today, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Murphy will now be joined by Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, and actor Wesley Snipes.
Wesley Snipes has joined Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name!, Netflix’s biopic of envelope-pushing comedian and film producer Rudy Ray Moore. Snipes leads a muscular roll call that also includes Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess and Da’Vine Joy Randolph as the film begins production this week in Los Angeles. Craig Brewer, best known for directing Hustle & Flow, is behind the camera. Davis Entertainment’s John Davis and John Fox are producing along with Murphy….Netflix will launch the movie in 2019.