Wesley Snipes Joins The 'Coming To America' Sequel

August 8, 2019

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It was announced on Wednesday afternoon that Wesley Snipes will be joining the cast of the Coming To America sequel.

The Hollywood Reporter said that Snipes will play General Izzi, the ruler of Zamunda's neighboring nation, while Eddie Murphy, who is producing the film, will reprise his role as Prince Akeem alongside Arsenio Hall as his best friend, Semmi.

The new story will follow Akeem's journey back to America to find his long lost son.

The film is set to hit theaters on August 2020.