Coming to America will get a sequel. There were rumors of Coming to America 2 for some time, but Eddie Murphy and Arsenio confirmed the sequel in a photo. Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter broke the exciting entertainment news on her Instagram. Carter, who won an Oscar for Black Panther, shared a photo of Prince Akeem and Semmi with the caption: “GOOD MORNING MY NEIGHBORS! It’s official! Preliminary fitting for Coming to America 2 with Prince Akeem, Semmi and Oscar.” The Coming to America sequel will be directed by Craig Brewer of Hustle & Flow and Empire fame and the script is written by Kenya Barris, who is the creator of Black-ish and the screenwriter of Girls Trip. Coming to America 2 is on track to have a release date of August 7, 2020.
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