The 59-year-historic actor is reveal to reprise his characteristic as Prince Akeem Joffer within the long-awaited sequel to the ‘Coming to America’ and printed that he had no plans to revisit the story but for the unique movie’s “cult following”.
Eddie told Further: “We by no near deliberate on making a sequel to the movie. We had performed the movie and it used to be within the past. However the movie stayed around. Of the general movies that I’ve performed over the final 40 years, ‘Coming to America’ is the categorical one which… has a cult following.
“And then, presumably around six, 5 years within the past, I bought an thought. Then it took four years for it to near together.”
In the unique 1988 movie, Eddie’s personality travels to Fresh York Metropolis from the fictional African nation of Zamunda to ruin out an arranged marriage and accumulate an American wife.
The sequel – reveal after the occasions of the first movie – sees Akeem about to turn into the king of Zamunda when he discovers a son in America named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler) who he knows nothing about.
Arsenio Hall is returning as Semmi within the sequel and admits that he feels beneath stress for the movie after finding out social media comments from followers who cherished the unique flick.
The 65-year-historic smartly-known individual said: “I’m a colossal social media nut. Eddie’s no longer so worthy into social media. One day we’re sitting at his home, and I’m taking a be taught about at something. I’m finding out varied stuff.
“I bet I said something love, ‘Wow’. He said, ‘What?’ It used to be someone tweeting announcing, ‘Don’t y’all fit up.’ I used to be love, ‘I by no near thought about it that contrivance.’
“Right here is what I bought out of your entire tweet, ‘That is our movie. My daddy former to make us witness that annually love ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at the house. Don’t y’all fit up.’ “