'Coming To America 2' Has A Release Date (UPDATE)

'Coming To America 2' Has A Release Date (UPDATE)

Remember back in 2017 rumors of a Coming To America Sequel first started trending online? 

 Now it is official, filming for Coming to America 2 is set to start this year! Eddie Murphy is coming back as Akeem. The sequel will be based on Akeem finding out that he has a long lost son in America, so he will be returning to the states. The movie creators plan to bring back the original cast, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, James Earl Joans and John Amos.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Eddie Murphy says that "After many years of anticipation, I'm thrilled that coming to America 2 is officially moving forward...".
 
The movie hits theaters August 7, 2020.
 
 

 

(Original Story Below: March 2017)

Eddie Murphy has Twitter buzzing after suggesting that a Coming To America sequel may be in the works.

Murphy quickly deleted the tweet. You can check out a screen shot below.

 

Would you be interested in a sequel to the classic movie?