Coming to America Gets a Sequel - The Color Brief January 16
The beloved film Coming to America is getting a sequel. Coming to America 2 is being produced by Paramount and will be directed by Craig Brewer, who’s known for his work on FOX’s hit drama Empire. Eddie Murphy has confirmed his return as African Prince Akeem.
The studio hopes much of the original cast will return along with Murphy.
Kenya Barris, who created ABC’s black-ish, has signed on to rewrite the script. Production could begin as early as this year.
Murphy is also set to reboot another one of his classic films. Beverly Hills Cop 4 has been announced, but production plans are still in development. His last film was 2016’s Mr. Church.
In other news…
Oprah and Gayle King are bringing their decades-long friendship to the new web series, The OG Chronicles. The monthly episodes will feature the two TV personalities discussing personal aspects of their lives. The first episode centers around dating and relationships. [Read more]
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