(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Eddie Murphy Officially Returning For Coming To America 2 | The Gello Show

We've been waiting way too long for them to make a sequel.  Can Eddie still bring the funny?

Eddie Murphy will reprise his role as Akeem in the sequel to Coming to America.

In the sequel, Eddie returns to America to find his long lost son and tell he is the heir to the throne.

No word yet on whether Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley or John Amos will also reprise their roles.

The 1988 movie grossed $288 million.

Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America 2' Is Coming To Theaters

According to ComicBook.com, Eddie Murphy will be returning to the silver screen with the long-awaited sequel to Coming to America. Paramount has announced that the much-anticipated sequel has hired filmmaker Craig Brewer to direct the film. Brewer recently directed the Murphy in the upcoming Netflix film, Dolemite Is My Name.

Eddie Murphy and Arsenio played various characters in Coming to America, which character was your favorite?

Tweet us: The Gello Show