By Paula Rogo,
The new plot follows Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) as he is set to become King of Zamunda, but he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America. Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) return to America to honor the king’s dying wish to groom this son as the crowned prince.
We can’t wait to see how this all plays out on-screen, but in the meantime, scroll through to check out a list of the cast members who have been announced so far.
In the sequel, Eddie Murphy’s Akeem is set to become King of Zamunda.
Comedian Arsenio Hall returns as Semmi.
Headley returns as Lisa McDowell, the eventual wife to Murphy’s Prince Akeem.
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones will be reprising his role as King Jaffe Joffer
Vanessa Bell Calloway
The actor will return as Cleo McDowell, the owner of McDowell’s.
Layne will play Prince Akeem’s daughter.
Snipes will play a new character named General Izzi, the ruler of a neighboring nation
The comedian will bring his humor to the sequel.
The singer and actress was recently added to the star-studded cast.
He will be joining the film as Prince Akeem’s long-lost son, Lavelle.
Jones will play Lavelle’s mother.
The rapper is onboard for the comedy sequel.
Emmy winner Louie Anderson reprise his role as Maurice.
The “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” alum is the most recent addition to the cast
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