Mr. Church is a 2016 American drama film set primarily in 1970s Los Angeles starring Eddie Murphy and Britt Robertson. The story is based on the life of writer Susan McMartin. The film co-stars Natascha McElhone, Xavier Samuel, Lincoln Melcher, Lucy Fry, Christian Madsen, Mckenna Grace and Thom Barry. The film debuted on April 22, 2016 at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film is scheduled to be released on September 16, 2016, by Cinelou Releasing. Eddie Murphy is fantastic in this role, he should be nominated and considered for an Oscar.