Netflix Might Pay Eddie Murphy $70 Million for Stand-Up Comedy Specials

Eddie Murphy is in talks with Netflix for a $70 million stand-up comedy deal, TMZ reports.

The 58-year-old Norbit actor took the stage during the LA Tastemaker event for Comedians in Cars held at The Paley Center for Media on Wednesday (July 17) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Eddie hasn’t done stand-up comedy for years, and fans are ready for a comeback.

Dave Chappelle has reportedly earned $60 million for three stand-up specials on Netflix, and Chris Rock scored $40 million for two.

Eddie addressed returning to stand-up while speaking to Jerry Seinfeld on a new episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Check out a clip!

Also pictured inside: Jerry, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, and comedian Neal Brennan.

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20+ pictures inside of Eddie Murphy and more at the event…

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