After a brief hiatus, Eddie Murphy is returning to the big screen in a decidedly non-comedic fashion as lead in the dramatic film, Mr. Church. As reported on the film's IMBD page, the drama chronicles "the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl (Britt Robertson) and her dying mother (Natascha McElhone) retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church (Eddie Murphy)." While Murphy is no stranger to box office success, his most recent films have failed to live up to expectations — a fact that he jokingly alluded to in a 2013 interview with Ellen DeGeneres. "I don't want to do anything else that sucks ever again," he said. Judging by the emotional trailer for his upcoming film, Murphy will likely prove himself a man of his word. It wouldn't be the first time that the resilient superstar has successfully pivoted his career. The comedian-turned-actor has a reputation for recoups and bounce-backs that prove him the GOAT at the art of reinvention.
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