PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT: Eddie Murphy Signs Three-Movie and First-Look Film Deal with Amazon(Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Critics Choice Association)Coming 3 America? Emmy winner Eddie Murphy has signed a three-movie deal with Amazon Video, home of his Coming to America sequel, Coming 2 America. The pact also includes a first-look element that will have the actor and comedian developing, and possibly starring in, film projects for Amazon Video and Studios.Netflix has acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, and plans to turn more of Dahl’s works into Netflix projects. A Charlie and the Chocolate Factory series is already in the works from Taika Waititi and Phil Johnston, as is an adaptation of Matilda: The Musical. The new deal will see Netflix spend around a billion dollars to turn other Dahl properties like James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Danny, the Champion of the World into a Roald Dahl universe of media like live-action movies, games, series, publishing, immersive experiences, live theater, and merchandise.Saturday Night Live has announced the hosts and musical guests that will get Season 47 going: Host Owen Wilson will be joined by Kacey Musgrave on Oct. 2; Kim Kardashian West (WHY?) will host on Oct. 9, with musical guest Halsey; Rami Malek and Young Thug are the host/musical guest combo on Oct. 16: and former SNL star and new Ted Lasso Emmy winner Jason Sudeikis hosts for the first time on Oct. 23, with musical guest Brandi Carlisle.HBO Max has ordered a three-part documentary celebrating the history of DC Comics, taking “an unprecedented look at the enduring and influential legacy of DC, allowing fans to rediscover the universe of characters, as well as the iconic comic book company’s origins, its evolution and its nearly nine-decade cultural impact across every artistic medium.” The doc comes from Oscar and Emmy-nominated director, producer and showrunner Leslie Iwerks.The Critics Choice Association has announced the First Annual Celebration of Latino Cinema, which will honor Rita Moreno, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Demián Bichir, with more honorees to be announced later. The inaugural event will be held virtually, on Dec. 9, honoring those who have made significant contributions to film in 2021. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to LA Collab, whose mission is to accelerate Latino access, visibility, and representation in the entertainment industry.Speaking of Bichir, Showtime has given a series order to Let the Right One In, starring Bichir as a man whose life was changed a decade earlier when his daughter (Madison Taylor Baez) was turned into a vampire. “Locked in at age 12, perhaps forever, Eleanor lives a closed-in life, able to go out only at night, while her father does his best to provide her with the human blood she needs to stay alive,” as per Showtime’s description. “With these emotionally charged and terrifying ingredients as a starting point, (the series) will upend genre expectations, turning a naturalistic lens on human frailty, strength and compassion.” Anika Noni Rose, Grace Gummer, Kevin Carroll, Ian Foreman, and Jacob Buster also star in the series, which is based on a novel by Swedish writer Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist.Quantum Leap star Scott Bakula confirmed on the Bob Saget’s Here for You podcast this week that there are discussions happening involving a reboot of his 1989-1993 NBC series. “I don’t know what it would be. I don’t know who would have it. The rights were a mess for years,” Bakula said. “I don’t know if they’re even sorted out now. That’s always been the biggest complication.”NBC has given a series order to a bank heist thriller called The Endgame, starring Morena Baccarin as Elena Federova, an international arms dealer and criminal mastermind, who, though recently jailed, has been coordinating bank heists from behind bars. Michelle Bathé plays a socially outcast, but very relentless FBI agent who is determined to thwart Federova’s plans.Author Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See is being adapted for a Netflix limited series. The story of Marie-Laure, a teenager who is blind, and Werner, a German soldier, whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II, All the Light We Cannot See will be a four-part series. Director Shawn Levy will direct all the episodes, and is launching a worldwide casting search seeking a blind or low-vision actress to play Marie-Laure. Those interested can apply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.Hulu won a bidding war for Black Cake, a family drama/murder mystery from Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films, Women of the Movement creator Marissa Jo Cerar, and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. The streaming service has given a series order to the project, which is based on the upcoming book of the same name from author Charmaine Wilkerson, and takes place “with a diverse cast of characters and a global setting,” including Jamaica, Rome, Scotland, England, and Southern California. (Deadline)The Nov. 7 premiere of Dexter: New Blood is still frustratingly far away, but Showtime is helping fans bridge that gap by debuting the Dexter: New Blood Wrap-Up with Scott Reynolds official podcast on Oct. 1. Premiering on the 15th anniversary of the original Dexter series, New Blood EP and writer Reynolds will debut new podcast episodes every Tuesday for 16 weeks, “fleshing out the episodes and dissecting the characters and plot twists with razor-sharp precision,” and providing exclusive behind-the-scenes access, and interview with guests like stars Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, and John Lithgow, and showrunner and executive producer Clyde Phillips.And in other TV-on-podcast news, Apple TV+ is launching Foundation: The Official Podcast, a weekly companion to Apple TV+’s Foundation series, which premieres on Sept. 24, and is based on Isaac Asimov’s award-winning trilogy of the same name. The podcast also premieres on Sept. 24.On an Apple device? Follow Rotten Tomatoes on Apple News.