SANTA MONICA, CA — (08-12-19) — Academy Award nominee Eddie MurphyWesley Snipes, Chris Rock and Mike Epps are back “Dolemite Is My Name”. Watch the official trailer starring these three comedian legends and prepare yourself for the unexpected!

Academy Award-nominated Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.

Dolemite Is My Name is an upcoming American biographical comedy film that Netflix has secured the rights on. Director Craig Brewer put together this masterpiece from a screenplay by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.

The comedy film also stars Craig Robinson, Keegan-Michael Key, Titus Burgess, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Mike Epps and Ron Cephas Jones.

“When Hollywood shuts him out, multi-talented Rudy Ray Moore strikes out on his own to make the 1975 Blaxploitation film “Dolemite.” Eddie Murphy stars.”

Netflix has scheduled “Dolemite Is My Name” to premier on September 11, 2019.

Watch Eddie Murphy, Mike Epps, Chris Rock and Wesley Snipes in Dolemite Is My Name

genre: Comedy

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Written by: Scott Alexander | Larry Karaszewski

Director of Cinematography:

Film Editing: Billy Fox

Music by: Scott Bomar

Produced by: Eddie Murphy | John Davis | John Fox

Production co: Davis Entertainment | Netflix

Distributed by: Netflix

Country: USA

Language: English

Release date: September 11, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Netflix

Article by: Michael “The Sizzler” Jacobs, Staff Writer

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