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Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' 1998 Comedy now has a Sequeal for Release in 2020 | February 12, 2019

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Coming to America’ 1998 comedy movie now has a Sequel tentatively called ‘Coming 2 America’ (aka 'Coming to America 2') and to be release next August 7, 2020.

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The as-yet untitled movie will have Eddie Murphy return as Prince Akeem, Arsenio Hall as Semmi, and James Earl Jones as Murphy’s father King Jaffe Joffer.

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Writer Kenya Barris (Black-ish creator) has written a draft for the sequel which has Akeem learned that he has a long-lost son and will return to America to meet his unlikely heir to the Zamunda throne. Exact plot is still unknown and production should commence soon. 

Directed by Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow filmmaker), Produced by Kevin Misher and Eddie Murphy, and Executive Producer Kenya Barris

“After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to America 2 is officially moving forward,” said Murphy in a statement earlier this year, via Deadline. “We’ve assembled a great team that will be led by Craig Brewer, who just did an amazing job on Dolemite, and I’m looking forward to bringing all these classic and beloved characters back to the big screen.”

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