The Eddie Murphy comeback begins.
Netflix has released the first trailer for Dolemite Is My Name!, the movie that tells the story of comedian and “Godfather of Rap” Rudy Ray Moore, who became a known figure when his Dolemite character took off.
Murphy will be playing the role of Moore. The movie, directed by Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow) is start-studded; featuring appearances from Wesley Snipes, Craig Robinson, Mike Epps, T.I. Keegan-Michael Key, Snoop Dogg, and more.
The movie will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, followed by a short theatrical release and then a Netflix drop. Watch the trailer for Dolemite is my Name! below.