Eddie Murphy and director Brian Robbins are in final talks to re-team for the DreamWorks comedy A Thousand Words.
The pair recently collaborated on Norbit for DreamWorks and the upcoming Starship Dave for 20th Century Fox.
The story centers on a glib man who finds out that he has only 1,000 words left to speak before he dies. Steve Koren (Click) wrote the screenplay.
Alain Chabat, Stephanie Danan, Nicolas Cage and Norm Golightly are producing.