Paramount Pictures has just moved the DreamWorks comedy starring Eddie Murphy off Martin Luther King weekend to a new date after the Academy Awards. Now A Thousand Words will open on March 23rd. A studio exec told me it’s to take advantage of the heat that Eddie is expected to generate for his career after hosting the Oscars.
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