Tracy Morgan has joined the “Coming to America” sequel at Paramount Pictures which opens December 18th 2020.
Craig Brewer helms the film in which Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy), who is set to become King of Zamunda, discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler).
Honoring his father’s dying wish to groom this son as the crowned prince, Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) set off to America. Morgan plays Lavelle’s uncle, a hustler named Reem.
He joins a cast that includes returnees Shari Headley, James Earl Jones, Paul Bates, Louie Anderson and John Amos along with actors Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones and KiKi Layne.
Eddie Murphy is producing with Kevin Misher and Kenya Barris.