D.C. Young Fly To Join Eddie Murphy In "Candy Cane Lane"

The cast of "Candy Cane lane" continues to grow.

BYEmily Burr
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D.C. Young Fly has been added to the cast of Prime Video's holiday comedy Candy Cane Lane. He will join the previously announced cast of Eddie Murphy, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell, Genneya Walton, Madison Thomas, Thaddeus J. Mixson, Robin Thede, Chris Redd, and Danielle Pinnock. Also announced to the cast was Ken Marino and Anjelah Johnson-Reyes. Reginald Hudlin will direct the film. Kelly Younger penned the script, inspired by his own experiences of the holidays during his childhood.

Story details are still under wraps and have not yet been released. The movie is filming in Los Angeles as part of the California Film & Television Tax Credit program. The film will be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories across the globe. This is the first of Eddie Murphy's three-picture and first-look film deal contracted with Amazon Studios. Eddie Murphy Productions' Eddie Murphy and Charisse Hewitt-Webster are producing. Also producing are Brian Grazer and Karen Lunder from Imagine Entertainment.

D.C. Young Fly

D.C. Young Fly arrives to the 2022 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 13, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/FilmMagic,)

Fans know D.C. Young Fly from Wild'n Out with Nick Cannon. He is also the host of 85 South, a popular podcast. He recently played the lead role on the film How High 2. Additionally, he recently starred in the New Line reboot of House Party. He was also a returning character on 50 Cent's hit show, BMF. Innovative Artists and Fox Rothschild represent D.C. Young Fly.

Candy Cane Lane also added Ken Marino to the cast. His most recent work includes the HBO Max series, The Other Two. He has additionally been in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Fresh Off The Boat. Marino wrote and starred in Wanderlust and Role Models. He made his directorial debut with How To Be A Latin Lover in 2017. Additionally, he will star in the revival of Party Down, airing on February 24 on Starz. Artists First and UTA represent Marino. Angela Johnson-Reyes is a stand-up comedian with six comedy specials under her belt. She has also guest-starred on Superstore, Life & Beth, and Enough Said. UTA and Levity Talent represent Johnson-Reyes.


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