Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is reworking a script by Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, who wrote the original Coming to America, while Murphy is among the producers.
The sequel will reportedly see Akeem, who spent the first movie searching NY for a bride after he grew exhausted of potential partners in awe of his royal status, learning of a long lost son in America.
EDDIE MURPHY has said he is "thrilled" that a sequel to his 1988 hit Coming to America is in the works. Brewer directed Murphy in his upcoming role as Rudy Ray Moore in the biopic, My Name Is Dolemite.
Other cast Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, James Earl Jones and John Amos are expected to make a return.
A Coming To America sequel has been simmering in Hollywood for years.
"We've assembled a great team that will be led by Craig Brewer, who just did an unbelievable job on 'Dolemite [Is My name]'", he expressed.
NBC News, Megyn Kelly reach separation agreement
In this September 21, 2017 file photo, Megyn Kelly poses on the set of her new show, " Megyn Kelly Today " at NBC Studios in NY . NBC would not comment Friday on whether the separation agreement allows her to write about her experiences at the network.
In addition to working with Murphy on Dolemite, Brewer's director credits include Hustle & Flow, Black Snake Moan, the Footloose remake, and numerous episodes of Empire.
"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", Barris said. "From Hustle & Flow to his work with Eddie on Dolemite Is My Name, he never fails to blow me away".
It looks like Coming to America 2 might actually be happening folks.
At this time, there is no official production start scheduled for Coming to America 2, but the hope is that it will begin shooting sometime this year. We're nervous and skeptical about this one, but mostly we're just hyped.
Speculation has been swirling that Maxwell was overlooked because of personal differences with senior Cricket Australia officials. I've got zero knowledge of that. careless whispers, eh? "He has shown he is brilliant around the group in white-ball cricket".
While the newly wedded couple is enjoying their happy time in beaches, social media is smitten by their vacation photos. On Thursday night, Nick Jonas shared a romantic photo with wife Priyanka and simply captioned it, "Mr and Mrs Jonas".
A spokesman for the US Mission Australia, on behalf of the US Consulate General in Melbourne , said: "We can confirm the U.S. Officials say the packages were sent to more than 10 diplomatic offices in the capital, Canberra , and in Melbourne .
Gerbrandt Grobler starts for Gloucester against his former side, with England out-half Danny Cipriani selected at out-half. Pool 2 is evenly poised ahead of the weekend's clashes with all four sides vying for top spot and a quarter-final place.
For me, it's another tennis player across the court. "Obviously it's disappointing, but the sun will come up tomorrow". I had no inspiration in some important points. "I felt like it was really clean considering the conditions".
Pacquiao secured his first knockout in nearly nine years. "I'm just ready to go out there and prove the naysayers wrong", he said. Tuesday and Thursday we haven't really talked about it or decided anything yet. "We do have a gym we're gonna go to".
With the addition of a healthy Cousins, head coach Steve Kerr can stagger his lineups accordingly to give his other stars a rest. They play both the Clippers and the Lakers during that trip, on the 18th and 21st of January, respectively.
Pandya said he "got a bit carried away" as he explained his bragging about his prowess with women on the show that aired Sunday. Rahul, who was more restrained of the 2 during the show, has not yet reacted to the backlash the 2 are facing on social media.
As Bezos and Mackenzie pursue their divorce, it may turn out to be the most expensive in history. "Her husband was there, too". Before the news broke on Wednesday, a source told PEOPLE Bezos "was in a great mood" at the 2019 Golden Globes on Sunday.
Markram was then joined by Hashim Amla and the two ensured that the home team didn't lose any more wickets in the morning session. Allrounder Faheem Ashraf took 3-57 after being one of three players called into the side for the series-ender.
Ford to cut jobs in European revamp
Discussions on autonomous vehicle development and sharing Volkswagen's MEB electric vehicle platform are said to be on-going. Every Ford nameplate from the all-new Ford Focus onwards will include an electrified option.
Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Test heroics
The Indian selectors made a decision to rest him to keep him fresh for the limited overs series back home against Australia . Mohammed Siraj , a right-arm seamer yet to make his one-day global debut, will fill Bumrah's void in the Indian squad.
Jones' methods risking players: RFU report
Nathan Soyeux, a 23-year-old student, passed away in Dijon on Monday after suffering injuries in a game in November. Compliance was shown to be well observed, with no player returning within the six-day period.
Paris explosion: Multiple injuries reported
Images shared on social media showed the area around Rue De Montyon covered in debris with a fire raging in at least one building. The explosion came amid heavy security in Paris and around France for the ninth successive weekend of yellow vest protests.
Suspected Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, Syria
The damage from the strikes was " limited ", the news agency noted, without providing any details about possible casualties. He said the targets were primarily storage and logistics facilities used by Iran to ship weapons to Hezbollah.