Although in recent times he has been seen in great dramas, such as Don’t worry it won’t go far, O Maniac, Jonah Hill began his way in the industry hand in hand with comedy. It will be within this genre that you feel so comfortable that you will have your next project in Netflix. A humorous film that today closed the participation of a comedy icon as a co-star.
Jonah Hill he joined to Kenya Barris (Coming 2 America) to write the script for a movie whose title was not revealed. Barris will be in charge of directing this film by the director who debuted behind the camera in Mid90s. Today, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Eddie Murphy will be part of this film and will share a job with Kenya, as he did in his recent sequel to Coming to America.
So much Barris What Jonah Hill they will be producers of this project of which everything is kept in the most absolute of secrets. The little that is known is that it will focus on a love story and the way in which the current sociocultural context impacts on the bonds and the expectations that are had of them. For Kenya Barris It will be his directorial debut.
Eddie Murphy, who was known to be one of the most sought after figures for projects related to comedy in the 80s and 90s, reappeared from the hand of Netflix. It will be his second big job after what he did with Dolemite is My Name, centered on the life of Rudy Ray Moore. For many, that role should have earned him a nomination for Oscar.
Three years since Jonah Hill’s directorial debut
In 2018, Jonah Hill made the leap to the directors’ league hand in hand with Mid90s, a very personal film focused on a child in his preadolescence and in the search to find his place in the world. With a well-defined aesthetic of the decade that gave the film its title, the production fell in love with critics, but especially with lovers of the genre of more urban films, with elements skaters, in which without a doubt you cannot miss Lords of Dogtown.
On Rotten Tomatoes, Mid90s It has an approval of 80% both by critics and by the hand of the more than two thousand users who left a positive vote on the page. On IMDb, with about 55 thousand votes, its average is also high, 7.4 points out of ten possible. So far there is no other project on the way that has him as director again.
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