Eddie Murphy Confirmed His Return To “Coming To America 2”1 week ago by Amber Le in Movie News
Rumors have been circulating regarding Coming To America 2 and the big question was whether or not Eddie Murphy was going to be returning. Earlier today, the veteran actor confirmed that he will be indeed returning as Prince Akeem. Paramount then followed up with an additional announcement that their original director of the first installment will be sitting in the big chair.
As reported by Deadline, Murphy will be partnered up with Craig Brewer. This isn’t the first time the two have worked together, they were recently involved Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name.
“After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to America 2 is officially moving forward. 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.”
A production date has yet to be announced but they’re aspiring to begin in 2019. Coming To America 2 will be a follow up story of Akeem’s return to the country after discovering he has a son.