'Twins' sequel 'Triplets' in the works?
March 30th, 2012
01:46 PM ET

'Twins' sequel 'Triplets' in the works?

Looks like it could be “Twins” for actor Eddie Murphy!

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the comedian could soon star in a sequel to the 1988 comedy "Twins," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito - playing their brother from another mother.

Universal and Montecito Pictures are said to be in talks about the follow-up film, "Triplets," which would reportedly recast Schwarzenegger and DeVito as brothers Julius and Vincent, who find out they actually have a third sibling, played by Murphy.

All three of the actors are said to have signed off on the project in theory, but sources tell THR it’s too early for specifics - the studio has yet to acquire writers for the project.

The would-be sequel doesn't have a director at the moment, either.

But it appears that 1988 was a very good year in Universal's eyes : the film studio is also reportedly developing a sequel to “Midnight Run” featuring Robert De Niro and one of the classic’s two original stars, Charles Grodin.


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  1. Nupe

    Its probably going to be another bad Murphy movie. Bring back the "48 hours," "Beverly Hills Cop I, II", Eddie.

    March 31, 2012 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Guest

    They could remake the original twins with Arnold and Danny,they even look a lot more alike now+

    March 31, 2012 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Sane Person

    Now...back to the topic at hand – "Triplets": This is an absolutely TERRIBLE idea for a movie. Eddie Murphy's about as funny as a hang nail; that comedic genius (and now saggy) Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to movie-making will be as sad and catastrophic and embarrassing as his terms as governor of Caleeforneeia; and Danny DeVito's days as a mutant movie star are far behind him. Ivan Reitman would do well to avoid this one like the plague...as I will if it ever gets produced.

    March 31, 2012 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
  4. djm

    Wow white trash has made its way from Yahoo to CNN. Great back to Huffington Post

    March 30, 2012 at 6:13 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Theresa

    I wonder why Michelle wasn't in this photo? She is very glamorous.

    March 30, 2012 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
  6. @observer

    sonspiracy=licking your son's balls. must be a right wing thing, eh?

    March 30, 2012 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Observer

    This is nothing more than a liberal sonspiracy to brainwash, and further dumb-down the American populace.

    March 30, 2012 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Candi

    You ppl are so funny on these blogs!

    March 30, 2012 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
  9. ?

    @hollywood,
    *slap*

    March 30, 2012 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  10. liam

    Eddie Murphy wasn't Webster...

    March 30, 2012 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Geri

      poor Webster. No one wants to be him. It makes me sad. He really seemed nice on his tv show.

      March 30, 2012 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • Will

      That guy in the photo sure looks like Webster to me. Are you really sure it isn't him?

      March 30, 2012 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • April

      That guy in the photo is our president you imbecile.

      March 30, 2012 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Will

      Dont be calling me an imbecile. I knew he is our president. I'm going to vote for him in September. He is a good one too. The best president ever.

      March 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • liam

      Hey! Dey call me black cuz I like dem cooons! I dropped da chicks and gave up chasin the pooon! Now I'm lookin for da jig-abooos...I find them and take em in da loos! There we whip it out and schlob da knob...I keep it clean cuz I'm no slob! Dem bros got big ol disco sticks...I pale in comparison to my tiny prik! Now I gotta go cuz its time to pump, my buddy is ready to take it in da rump!

      March 30, 2012 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Otto

    Webster has gotten all grown up. I bet his mom is so proud of him.

    March 30, 2012 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  12. liam

    Eddie, I'll be your lovely h00ker for the evening. Take me away!

    March 30, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |

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