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Eddie Murphy was seen in new set of coming to America movie



Fans are counting down to the day Coming to America 2 will be out in the cinemas and from all indications, the day is pulling closer. Just recently, lead cast of the sequel, Eddie Murphy was captured on the streets of America, playing a scene in the movie.

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It was gathered that the screenplay for the new film was written by David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustei and Kenya Barris, and is directed by Craig Brewer. Interestingly, several original cast members, including Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, James Earl Jones and John Amos are returning.

Daily Mail reports that the new movie has the prince searching for his unknown street-savvy queens native son (named Lavelle) in order to groom the unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda, before he takes over as King.

New faces such as Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Teyana Taylor and Kiki Layne have all joined the cast.

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The old movie took home a pair of Academy Awards for Best Costume Design and Best Makeup, as Murphy and Hall played a number of side characters as well.

Meanwhile, Trevor Noah is set to make a movie about an eight-year-old Nigerian chess genius who aced the 2019 New York chess championship.

The movie will be fleshing out the narrative of the Adewumi family, who left Nigeria to seek asylum in the US, and how their child, Tani, became a champion in the game just after he had been playing chess for two years.