How many years has it been since Eddie Murphy appeared on a stage to perform stand-up comedy? If you don’t count the time he took a jab at Bill Cosby when he accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor back in 2015, it’s probably been over 30 years.
Now the actor and comedian revealed that he may soon take on the stage once again. In the teaser clip for the forthcoming 11th season of Comedians in Cars Getting coffee, the actor expressed his interest in returning to stand-up.
“You know that you not doing stand-up drives people crazy. You know that, right?” the show’s host Jerry Seinfeld tells Murphy.
“I’m going to do it again. Everything just has to be right,” Murphy tells the host. “You have to get up there and start working out.”
For Murphy, returning to stand-up comedy scene means working the clubs again.
“You should buy the Comic Strip, and I’ll come and work out there,” Murphy suggests.
“If you want to do that, I’ll do it. I’ll call it Jerry Seinfeld’s Comic Strip,” Seinfeld responds.
See the full clip below:
Aside from Murphy, the show has a hefty line-up of comedians taking the passenger seat in the show’s latest season. Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, Seth Rogen, Jamie Foxx, Martin Short, Sebastian Maniscalo, Melissa Villasenor, Barry Marder, and Bridget Everett will also appear as guests so prepare to laugh your heart out.
Mark your calendars, the 11th season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee premieres on July 19 only on Netflix.
Laura is a reporter and a gossip columnist for Best in Australia. She focuses on celebrities, science and social affairs in Australia and worldwide.