With "Tower Heist" doing reasonably well at the box office, Eddie Murphy is enjoying his first non-"Shrek" hit since "Norbit," so it's good a time as any to finally unleash the long-finished "A Thousand Words." We're not convinced it will prove to have been worth the wait.
"A Thousand Words," which was finished about two year sago, stars Murphy as a inveterate liar who one day finds himself under a curse that will allow him to speak only 1,000 more words. If the set-up seems familiar, watch the trailer and remember how much you loved this when it was called "Liar, Liar."
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"Words" was directed by Brain Robbins, the man behind "Meet Dave," and written by Steve Koren, the man responsible for "Jack & Jill"--you've been warned. It opens March 23, 2012.