Murphy joins Ben Stiller in Tower Heist

Eddie Murphy has been cast in the upcoming comedy Tower Heist.

The plot centres around a wealthy businessman’s scheme to rob his high-rise residence.

Murphy joins Ben Stiller and Alan Alda in the Universal action comedy,

Directed by Brett Ratner, the film sees Stiller play an overworked residence manager, while Alda is to portray a Wall Street capitalist. Murphy’s alter ego is a safe-cracking robber.