We’re Headed Back to Zamunda! Coming to America’s Sequel Finds a Director
It’s been 31 years since we’ve visited Zamunda, and it’s about time we went back!The long-awaited sequel to the 1988 romantic comedy Coming to America has taken a step closer to becoming an official reality.
Paramount Pictures has tapped Craig Brewer, the director of Hustle & Flow and the Footloose remake, to lead the project.
Brewer is fresh from having directed Eddie Murphy in the Netflix film Dolemite Is My Name, and according to Deadline, the two are eager to work together again.Murphy is expected to return as Prince Akeem, who traveled from his fictional African country of Zamunda to escape an arranged marriage.
He went on to find the love of his life and eventual queen, Lisa McDowell, in Queens, while giving us a plethora of iconic scenes.
And yes, there are quite a few familiar faces in that clip, because Coming to America had a star-studded cast, including Arsenio Hall,
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