Eddie Murphy Is “Hong Kong Phooey”

Eddie Murphy is set to voice Hong Kong Phooey in a feature film based on the classic 70’s Hanna-Barbera animated TV series for Alcon Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.

The combination live-action and animated feature revolves around a dog, Penry (Murphy) who is granted mystic powers, including the ability to walk, talk and do kung fu. Donning a costume to become Hong Kong Phooey, he sets out to combat criminals.

Alex Zamm is directing while Broderick Johnson, Andrew Kosove, Jay Stern and Brett Ratner will produce.