Eddie Murphy’s untitled “Coming to America” sequel will hit theaters on August 7, 2020, Paramount Photos introduced Monday.
Craig Brewer will direct the “Coming to America” sequel, whereas “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris will rewrite the script. A sequel to the 1988 movie starring Eddie Murphy has lengthy been mentioned, however Paramount made it official final yr when the studio employed Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, who wrote the screenplay for the unique movie, to write down the sequel. Jonathan Levine was beforehand connected to direct.
Murphy is anticipated to return for the follow-up, though no formal deal is in place but. Kevin Misher will produce alongside Murphy, whereas Barris will govt produce.
The unique movie was directed by John Landis and follows Prince Akeem (Murphy), who travels from Africa to Queens to flee an organized marriage and discover a spouse who would love him, despite his royal title. Arsenio Corridor, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley and John Amos additionally starred, with Corridor taking part in his loyal proper hand.
To this point, August 7, 2020 is residence to a nonetheless untitled WB Occasion movie. No different undertaking has been introduced for that date but.
Murphy will subsequent star in “Dolemite Is My Identify” which is presently in post-production. He’s additionally in pre-production for “Triplets.”
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