Eddie Murphy Has Set 'Candy Cane Lane,' A Holiday Comedy Film, For Prime Video; Reginald Hudlin Helms & Imagine Produces First Film Under Star's 3-Pic Amazon Deal

Candy Cane Lane, a Reginald Hudlin-directed Christmas comedy for Prime Video, will star Eddie Murphy. 

The comedy was bought as a spec film written by Kelly Younger and inspired on Younger's childhood holiday experiences

produced by Amazon Studios, Imagine Entertainment, and Eddie Murphy Productions. 

Production will commence in Los Angeles this winter.

Murphy is producing with Imagine's Brian Grazer, Karen Lunder, head of films, and Charisse Hewitt-Webster. 

The film reunites the crew who worked on the 1992 smash Boomerang.

 This is Grazer and Murphy's seventh collaboration.