Murphy, A Man Of A 1000 Words

Eddie Murphy and helmer Brian Robbins (“Norbit,” “Starship Dave”) are in final negotiations to reteam for the DreamWorks comedy “A Thousand Words” reports Variety.

The story centers on a glib man who finds out that he has only 1,000 words left to speak before he dies.

Steve Koren (“Click”) penned the screenplay. DreamWorks is eyeing a pre-strike start date. Murphy is currently shooting the comedy “Nowhereland” for Paramount Pictures.