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'Coming to America' sequel to release on August 7, 2020

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Eddie "Coming to America" long awaited sequel has landed a summer 2020 release date.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, announced Monday that the film will hit theatres on August 7 next year.

Craig Brewer is directing the follow-up to the 1988 comedy for

The currently untitled movie will see Murphy reprise his role of

"Black-ish" creator Kenya Barris wrote the most recent draft of the sequel.

The plot would see learning about a long-lost son and returning to to meet his unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda.

Murphy is producing alongside Kevin Misher, while Barris is executive producing.

Brewer and Murphy are also working on the film "Dolemite Is My Name".

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 11:26 IST