In a wide-ranging interview, the star explains why he's returning to stand-up and the big screen, why he regrets leaving and why it's hard to watch himself in Raw these days.

In the middle of shooting a scene from the new biopic Dolemite Is My Name, Eddie Murphy went off script. Playing comic Rudy Ray Moore onstage, he needled a member of the audience, then asked where he came from. The man, an extra, improvised: "Your mama's house!"

Everyone on set roared ("Awwwww!") and Murphy lit up, in character, unleashing insults, telling the guy he was the type "who would

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