Over 30 years after Eddie Murphy starred as Prince Akeem in Coming to America, the actor will star in a sequel that’ll be scripted by Black-ish creator Kenya Barris.
Plans for a sequel to the basic 1988 comedy have been first introduced in 2017 with director Jonathan Levine and Coming to America‘s unique screenwriters on board however it did not observe by means of.
“After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to America 2 is formally transferring ahead. We’ve assembled a nice staff that might be led by Craig Brewer, who simply did an incredible job on Dolemite, and I’m trying ahead to bringing all these basic and beloved characters again to the large display” Murphy stated in a assertion.
The sequel will revolve round Murphy’s Prince Akeem returning to America to search out his long-lost son, the inheritor to the throne of the African nation Zamunda.