Eddie Murphy plans to return to stand up comedy by going out on tour in 2020 after hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time in 35 years.
Murphy, 58, announced he will return to host Saturday Night Live on December 21, 2019. The long-running sketch comedy TV series helped launch his career in the 1980s.
According to Deadline.com, Murphy is rumored to be in talks with Netflix to film his stand up comedy for a series of standup specials.
Murphy's full length stand-up comedy films, Delirious (1983) and Raw (1987) documented his sold out arena tours in the 1980s.
After releasing Delirious to theaters, Murphy went on to star in hit movies including Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Coming to America (1988), Harlem Nights (1989), as well as voicing the donkey in the highly lucrative Shrek animation films.
In the midst of his huge success as America's highest paid comedian, Murphy paused to father 5 children with his now ex-wife, Nicole Murphy.
Murphy was recently in Atlanta working on the Coming To America sequel with Arsenio Hall and SNL vet Leslie Jones.