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Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Arrive for Coming to America Sequel Filming

With the Coming to American sequel, titled Coming 2 America, set for a overdue 2020 unencumber manufacturing at the movie is anticipated to be getting underway and it looks as if that expectation is now a truth. Stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall have each arrived for filming at the sequel in new footage from TMZ.

The footage, which you’ll take a look at within the tweet beneath, are lovely simple in that they just characteristic each Murphy and Hall getting off of a aircraft in Georgia the place filming is ready to happen.

Per a prior document from The Hollywood Reporter, Coming 2 America sees Prince Akeem (Murphy), now set to transform king, finding he has a son he by no means knew about — a street-savvy Queens local named Lavelle. Honoring his father’s death want to groom his son as a brand new crown prince, Akeem will have to go back to America. The movie will see James Earl Jones reprise his function as King Jaffe Joffer and Hall his function as Akeem’s buddy Semmi. Shari Headley could also be returning as Lisa McDowell and the forged shall be joined via some new faces as smartly, together with Wesley Snipes who will reportedly play General Izzi, ruler of a country that neighbors the fictitious Zamunda, Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters alum Leslie Jones, and If Beal Street Could Talk megastar Kiki Layne with Layne reportedly enjoying Murphy’s daughter. Craig Brewer will direct the movie.

Eddie Murphy up to now launched a observation on Coming 2 America in 2018, after Brewer used to be formally introduced as director.

“After a few years of anticipation, I’m overjoyed that Coming to America 2 is formally shifting ahead,” Murphy mentioned in a observation remaining yr. “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.”

“Craig’s ability to create a distinct cinematic world with each of his films is not only impressive, but also what made him exactly the voice and vision we needed to bring this story to life,” added Barris. “From Hustle and Flow to his paintings with Eddie on Dolemite Is My Name, he by no means fails to blow me away. He is a real auteur and we could not be extra overjoyed to have him on board.”

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Coming 2 America is anticipated in theaters on December 18, 2020.

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