Deadline announced today that Paramount has begun production on a sequel to the comedy blockbuster, with Eddie Murphy tentatively set to reprise his role as an aged Akeem.
America-coming was a young man’s game 30 years ago, all about courtship and dating and other things Eddie Murphy’s not doing anymore.
1988’s Coming to America was one in a long string of massive successes for Eddie Murphy during the ’80s, grossing a staggering $288 million (and this was for a comedy vehicle!
It’s one of those roundly enjoyable, mid-budget studio projects that we inexplicably don‘t make anymore. Or do we?
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