‘Coming to America’ sequel to hit theaters in 2020

“Coming to America 2” officially has a release date. Paramount Pictures announced the sequel is set to hit theaters Aug. 7, 2020.

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Eddie Murphy is expected to reprise his role as Prince Akeem Joffer and Craig Brewer, who helmed “Hustle & Flow”, has signed on as the director. 

Kenya Barris, a Clark Atlanta University alum, is also attached to the project. He’s executive producing the film and will help write the script. 

The original flick, which grossed nearly $300 million worldwide at the box office, followed Prince Akeem as he traveled to America to find a wife. No details have been released about the plot for the sequel. 

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