Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are both in Georgia for the filming of Coming to American movie sequel. The sequel titled Coming 2 America, will see Akeem finding out he has a long lost son and must retrieve him so he can take his rightful place as heir to the throne.
Eddie Murphy will be the main antagonist in Coming To America 2. Murphy will play the role of prince Akeem and his foe ,General Izzi, in the movie sequel slated for release in 2020. James Earl Jones, John Amos, Shari Headley, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Paul Bate are all part of the returning cast.
Coming To America 2 will be directed by Craig Brewer with scripts from Kenya Barris and the original Coming To America writers Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield. The first Coming To America was released in 1988. The movie was directed by John Landis. The film was based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy. The film also co-stars Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, and John Amos. The film is scheduled to start production fall 2019.