Connect with us
Watch: Trailer for 'Dolemite is My Name'

Movies

Watch: Trailer for ‘Dolemite is My Name’

Murphy will star in the Netflix biopic Dolemite is My Name, where he will play Rudy Ray Moore. 

Eddie Murphy is back in full Murphy glory. Murphy will star in the Netflix biopic Dolemite is My Name, where he will play Rudy Ray Moore.

Rudy Ray Moore was a comedian, singer, film actor, director. Dolemite was also dubbed “the godfather of rap.” He created the character of Dolemite, one of the most famous of Blaxploitation genre. The trailer shows Murphy’s Moore seeking fame and bringing together black actors to get Dolemite off the ground. Dolemite was the kung-fu fighting, almost super-powered main character of Dolemite, The Return of Dolemite, and The Human Tornado.

Directed by Craig Brewer, the film stars as Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Keegan-Michael Key, and Titus Burgess. Set in 1975, there are amazing fashions, hairstyles, and dialogue. The trailer shows a definite heart behind the Dolemite character, a quest for representation, the importance of making your own dreams come true.

Dolemite hits Netflix and select theaters this fall.

Like what we do here at AIPT? Consider supporting us and independent comics journalism by becoming a patron today! In addition to our sincere thanks, you can browse AIPT ad-free, gain access to our vibrant Discord community of patrons and staff members, get trade paperbacks sent to your house every month, and a lot more. Click the button below to get started!

Comments

In Case You Missed It

X-Men Monday #104 - Jordan D. White Talks X-Factor, Election Meddling, Wanda Maximoff and More X-Men Monday #104 - Jordan D. White Talks X-Factor, Election Meddling, Wanda Maximoff and More

X-Men Monday #104 – Jordan D. White Talks X-Factor, Election Meddling, Wanda Maximoff and More

Comic Books

Heroes Reborn #1 Heroes Reborn #1

“Heroes Reborn” #1 is the delightful start of a nutty summer event

Comic Books

EXCLUSIVE Heavy Metal Preview: Starward Chapter 2 EXCLUSIVE Heavy Metal Preview: Starward Chapter 2

EXCLUSIVE Heavy Metal Preview: Starward Chapter 2

Comic Books

Man-Bat #4 Man-Bat #4

‘Man-Bat’ #4 keeps the thrills and the tragedy coming

Comic Books

Connect
Newsletter Signup