Eddie Murphy to Star in Fantasy Island


Eddie Murphy is attached to star in Columbia Pictures’ big-screen adaptation of Fantasy Island, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Murphy will play multiple roles in the film, which is based on the popular TV series that ran from 1978-84 and starred Ricardo Montalban.

Described as a family-oriented comedy, the project will be written by Jay Scherick and David Ronn, who most recently teamed with Murphy on Norbit.

John Davis, Marc Toberoff, Leonard Goldberg and Lucas Foster are producing.