Emmerich gets ‘Life’ as scout

Demme helms; Murphy, Lawrence co-star

NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal.

Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a 1940s baseball scout who goes to a jail to find the latest talent.

His film credits include James Mangold’s “Cop Land” and Demme’s latest film “Noose.” Pic preemed at Sundance under the title “Snitch,” and does not yet have a U.S. distributor.

Emmerich will next be seen playing Jim Carrey’s best friend in Peter Weir’s “The Truman Show” for Paramount.

Emmerich is repped by Joanne Wild at the William Morris Agency.

More Film

  • Durban FilmMart Celebrates Women as Industry

    Durban FilmMart Celebrates Women as Industry Still Struggles With Transformation

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

  • MayFair, directed by Sara Blecher

    Sara Blecher’s ‘Mayfair’ Brings Feminine Gaze to Gangster Tale

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

  • Todd Brown, XYZ Films

    African Finance Under Spotlight at Durban FilmMart  

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

  • Ryan Reynolds'Deadpool' panel, Comic-Con International, San

    Ryan Reynolds Wants to Explore Deadpool's Bisexuality in Future Films

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

  • Mandatory Credit: Photo by Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9243328q)From

    Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Restaurant Critic, Dies at 57

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

  • Johnny Depp Amber Heard

    Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Appear Moments Apart at WB's Comic-Con Panel

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

  • Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine and Gal

    'Wonder Woman 1984' Team Talks '80s Setting, Chris Pine's Resurrection

    NEW YORK — Noah Emmerich, who made his feature film debut in Ted Demme’s “Beautiful Girls,” will be reunited with the director on “Life,” which Demme is helming for Universal. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence star in the film as two convicts who spend 60 years trying to break out of prison. Emmerich plays a […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content