Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall in ‘Coming to America’ Sequel

Tracy Morgan, Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall will appear in the "Coming to America" seqquel. (Credit: Deposit Photos)

Tracy Morgan is the latest star to board the Coming to America sequel.

The Saturday Night Live alum was officially announced Monday as part of the cast of the upcoming Paramount Pictures film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Morgan joins original stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall. As previously reported, John Amos, Shari Headley, James Earl Jones, Paul Bates and Vanessa Bell Calloway are all also returning for the sequel titled Coming 2 America.

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New cast members include Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Kiki Layne, rapper Rick Ross, and comedian Luenell.

The new film follows Akeem (Murphy), who is set to become King in the fictional African nation of Zamunda, but discovers he has a son he never knew about in Queens. Honoring his father’s dying wish to prepare his son to become crown prince, Akeem and his man servant Semmi (Hall) return to New York to meet the unlikely heir.

Craig Brewer is directing the sequel and Kenya Barris wrote the script. Coming 2 America is set to arrive in theaters on Dec. 18, 2020.

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