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The actress joins returning stars Arsenio Hall and James Earl Jones, to boot as franchise rookies Leslie Jones, Kiki Layne and Wesley Snipes.
Shari Headley will reteam with Eddie Murphy in Paramount’s Coming to America sequel.
The actress will reprise her characteristic as Lisa McDowell, the like interest and eventual wife to Murphy’s Prince Akeem.
Craig Brewer, who most no longer too prolonged ago worked with Murphy on the upcoming Netflix movie Dolemite Is My Name, is helming the apply-as a lot as the 1988 comedy, which is determined to commence taking pictures later this month.
The normal film adopted Prince Akeem, from the fictional African nation of Zamunda, who arrives in Queens, Contemporary York, and in undercover vogue gets a job at a McDonald’s knockoff while looking out to search out a wife.
The brand new story sees Akeem, now space to turn out to be king, discovering he has a son he by no formulation knew about, a road-savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his father’s death web to groom his son as a newly crowned prince, Akeem must over but again return to America.
Headley joins fellow returning stars Arsenio Hall and James Earl Jones, to boot as franchise rookies Leslie Jones, Kiki Layne and Wesley Snipes.
Coming 2 America is determined for a Dec. 18, 2020, unencumber.
Headley, who is repped by Of us Retailer and attorney Tag Temple, will next be seen in Showtime’s Kristen Dunst-led comedy sequence On Changing into a God in Central Florida.