Craig Brewer on ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ and life on Eddie Murphy Island

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 04, 2019 4:16 PM CT | Published: October 04, 2019 2:34 PM CT
<strong>This Sept. 7 photo shows Eddie Murphy, right, star of the film "Dolemite Is My Name," with director Craig Brewer at the Shangri-La Hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto.</strong> (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Associated Press)

This Sept. 7 photo shows Eddie Murphy, right, star of the film "Dolemite Is My Name," with director Craig Brewer at the Shangri-La Hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Associated Press)

Filmmaker Craig Brewer takes a break from directing Eddie Murphy in "Coming 2 America" to talk about directing Murphy in the new Netflix feature "Dolemite Is My Name." 

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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