COMING 2 AMERICA PART 2 IN THE WORKS

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  1. nawghtyhare

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    IGN NEWS / 11 JAN 2019 1:41 PM PST
    COMING TO AMERICA 2: EDDIE MURPHY BACK, EMPIRE DIRECTOR TO HELM
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    Announced 30 years after the original release.
    BY COLIN STEVENS A sequel to the 1988 comedy classic Coming to America is officially in the works, with Eddie Murphy set to reprise his role as Akeem and Craig Brewer (Empire, Hustle & Flow) poised to direct.

    Reported by Deadline, Paramount Pictures, the studio responsible for the original film, is looking to feature much of the original cast in the film, which includes Arsenio Hall as Akeem’s aide Semmi, Shari Headley as Akeem’s love interest Lisa McDowell, John Amos as her father Cleo McDowell, and James Earl Jones as Akeem’s father Jaffe Joffer, king of Zamunda.

    The plot of the sequel will involve Akeem discovering he has a long lost son in America, causing him to return to meet this unlikely heir to the throne. The plot of the original film centered on Prince Akeem leaving Zamunda and traveling to Queens, New York in order to find a suitable wife.



    “After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to America 2 is officially moving forward,” said Murphy. “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.”

    Murphy and Brewer have finished principal photography on the Netflix film Dolemite is my name, a biographical comedy about Rudy Ray Moore, known for his X-rated comedy routines and his character Dolemite, a staple of blaxploitation films starting in the 1970s.

    Kenya Barris, known for his work on Black-ish, Girls Trip and the upcoming Shaft film, is set to write a screenplay based on an earlier script by Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, writers of the original film. Murphy is also set to produce while Kevin Misher and Barris will executive produce. No official production or release dates have been announced, but those involved hope production will begin in 2019.
     
  2. suberzat1

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    Not sure how I feel about this
     
  3. nawghtyhare

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    im not sure how i feel about the empire director
    directing this
     
  4. htg designs

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    Og is a classic. Strongly doubt they can top it. Best they can do is not screw it up.
     
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  5. ...So

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    This is old news.....
     
  6. mastamind033

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    Sequels coming this far apart from the first never work out well. I’ll still watch it though.
     
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  7. vood99

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    Straight up Netflix joint.
     
  8. macbk

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    Is the first one on any streaming platforms? Haven't seen it in forever.
     
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  10. lamekilla

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    This is gonna end up just like Beverly Hills Cop 4. Eddie can’t be hurting for cash that bad, he just needs to chill
     
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  11. shotsrangout

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    One of the most overrated films of all time.

    It’s so damn unfunny and mediocre to me.
     
  12. vood99

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    Was on Netflix Canada for a while. Might still be there.
     
  13. vood99

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    When did you watch it my G? Remember that this came out in '88.
     
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    *looks at your avi* lmfaoooooo too easy.
     
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    @dcallamerican started a petition to ban the first one. Safe to say he will do the same for this one.
     
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    Hold up ......

    This makes no sense .....


    Akeem had never been to America, from our understanding he NEVER left Zamunda. So how exactly does he have a long lost son in America?

    Assuming, as we followed his journey in America the entire movie, he was not interested in any other woman besides Lisa. He married Lisa immediately at the end of the movie. If Lisa is back in this movie still as his love interest meams theyre together.

    Obviously they could play out a split or somethin in this new movie.

    Anyways expecting it to straight garbage, especially this many years later and with someone from Empire involved
     
  17. gamble

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    Leave this classic the hell alone :smh:
     
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  19. shotsrangout

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    Explain yourself.

    Naruto is better than coming to America...
     
  20. lamekilla

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    :stoneface:

    If I had to take a stab in the dark it’ll be something to the effect of him and Lisa didn’t work out and she went back home but was pregnant. Too convoluted and unnecessary either way. I want no parts of it. It’s a classic that should be left alone.

    You need to watch Coming to America with the byakugan activated
     
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    Where you stay?
     
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    Don’t play with me I’m 5’2 125 pounds of pure muscle
     
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  25. stuntman mike

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    long lost son?
    ***** :lol: