Eddie Murphy to join DeVito, Schwarzenegger in ‘Triplets’ (Update)


Hollywood is going from the sublime, with the Anchorman sequel announcement, to the ridiculous with this bit of news http://t.co/mvafR5Cx

— Mike Peters (@djmikepeters) March 30, 2012

It appears that a new rumor has surfaced that Eddie Murphy is teaming up with original “Twins” cast members, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, to create “Triplets.” Here’s a few more details of the rumor from Screen Rant:

In a perplexing bit of news (that is simultaneously so obvious it makes you want to punch yourself in the head), Universal is allegedly trying to pull together a sequel to the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger/Danny DeVito comedy Twins with an important twist. The new film will feature Eddie Murphy as a third long-lost brother.

You heard that right folks. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, and Eddie Murphy could be Triplets if Universal can pull together a script and get a director onboard.

Here’s the trailer from the original film:

Just wondering how they’re going to pull this one off. Could be an incredible movie if written correctly. Yes, the Twitter reaction is very mixed on this one.


a sequel to #Twins with Eddie Murphy! the phrase 'scraping the bottom of the barrel' comes to mind!

— Jack Morris (@beardybobbyjay) March 30, 2012

They are making a sequel to Twins, called Triplets. And Eddie Murphy is the long lost brother? For some reason this has me excited.

— Bill Arthur (@olswizzletip) March 30, 2012

At first we thought this was just a late April Fools joke, but Wednesday, the news of a sequel was further confirmed.

Wait.. So you mean to say the news about Triplets, the sequel to the movie Twins, isn't an April fools joke?

— God's Lonely Man (@godslonelyman) April 4, 2012

One of my Facebook friends just alerted me to a "Twins" sequel starring Devito, Schwarzenegger, and Eddie Murphy. So, goodbye everybody!

— Bell Hooks Biv DeVoe (@BoyandPiano) April 4, 2012

Danny Devito, Eddie Murphy, and Schwarzenegger walk into a studio's office to the reply of, "What is this, some kind of joke?" #Triplets

— Ryan Kirkpatrick (@FlanaganCRK) April 4, 2012

Hollywood is officially running out of ideas. http://t.co/KU7GMVJX

— Jonny Foreskin (@DJJ4S) April 3, 2012

a sequel to Twins with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Eddie Murphy?! noooooooooooooo

— staceykface (@staceykface) April 4, 2012

DeVito! Schwarznegger! Eddie Murphy?? please don't make a Twins sequel… FOR THE LOVE OF GOD NOOOOOOOO!!

— lucas corona (@lcorona1129) April 4, 2012

So I guess they will be doing the sequel to the movie Twins as Eddie Murphy as the triplet borther. How does this work?

— Rj (@Securityfiles) April 4, 2012

From EOnline:

It’s the ’80s all over again.

Twenty-four years after Universal treated the world to Twins, the hit comedy that paired Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito as the most unlikely fraternal twins imaginable, the studio is ramping up development on a sequel dubbed—you guessed it!—Triplets.

And it’s looking to add Eddie Murphy to the brood as the third brother.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/03/30/devito-schwarzenegger-to-join-eddie-murphy-in-triplets/

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