Upcoming Pink Panther Remake with Eddie Murphy: Followers Divided

Eddie Murphy is at the moment in negotiations to play the lead in a brand new Pink Panther remake, however not everybody is happy in regards to the upcoming movie.

The upcoming comedy, produced by MGM, can be primarily based on the basic franchise and can observe the mishaps of bumbling Inspector Clouseau as he investigates a case involving the Pink Panther jewel. The Beverly Hills Cop star will play Clouseau. The movie can be directed by Jeff Fowler, who beforehand directed the Sonic the Hedgehog film and also will function a script by Chris Bremner. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, who beforehand labored on the Aladdin remake, will produce through Rideback whereas Ryan Halprin is called the chief producer. Larry Mirisch and Julie Andrews may even be concerned within the movie’s manufacturing.

In accordance with sources( through The Hollywood Reporter), the film can be a hybrid of live-action and CGI, and it’ll focus on a “buddy cop movie” that includes Clouseau working along with the CGI-animated Pink Panther for the primary time.

Many followers have taken to social media to specific their reservations in regards to the upcoming film, calling it a “horrible concept” and noting that they don’t want any extra reboots. Others have expressed their assist and pleasure for the brand new challenge.

The franchise’s preliminary iterations arrived in 1963, with Peter Sellers portraying the primary character. An extended-running animated collection made its debut in 1969 and ran for ten seasons. Extra not too long ago, one other movie remake that includes Steve Martin, Beyoncé, and Jean Reno was launched.

Final September, it was reported that the actor would reunite with earlier co-stars to movie a sequel to the 1984 image, Beverly Hills Cop. The movie, known as Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley, is being produced by Netflix and would be the fourth instalment within the collection. Murphy will return as police detective Axel Foley.

The actor not too long ago reprised his function in Coming 2 America, a sequel launched in 2021 to a different 80s hit, Coming to America. The movie starred Arsenio Corridor, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, and Kiki Layne.