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Eddie Murphy has a lot of folks wondering if a Coming to America sequel is finally in the works.

On Wednesday, Murphy shared a photo of Imani Izzi (Vanessa Bell Calloway) with the caption, “Coming to America sequel?” But before fans could even get a chance to start asking the comedian questions, Murphy up and deleted his entire social media account.

Now sources close to Murphy are saying he is, in fact, writing a script for the project … and we have a feeling we know what the plot will be.

Back in 2012, HipHollywood  sat down with the legendary actor and asked him if he would ever revisit any of his hit films. He told us Coming to America would be the one with the most potential, and revealed how he would script it.

Believe it or not, Murphy says he’d have Prince Akeem and Semmi coming back to America to track down his former wife who took half his sh*t.

In the 1988 film, directed by John Landis, Akeem (Murphy) flees to America accompanied by his persnickety sidekick, Semmi (Arsenio Hall), to find his queen. The film also starred James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, Eriq LaSalle and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

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5 Reasons You Need To Know Daveed Diggs

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If you don’t know the name Daveed Diggs you will now! The Oakland native is definitely one to watch in Hollywood. Here are five reasons why.

1. He has already taken Broadway by storm.

In 2016 Diggs nabbed a Tony and a Grammy award for his role as Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson in “Hamilton.” Believe it or not Diggs didn’t even audition for the role. While substitute teaching in Marin County, CA he met Hamilton’s eventual star and creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and director, Thomas Kail who invited him to join their free-style rap group and later helped them craft the fast-rapping revolutionary. 

2. He’s funny. 

Diggs is proving he’s also got some amazing comedy chops with two memorable recurring sitcom roles: one as Perry, the crush du jour for Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the other on ABC’s black-ish as Johan, the free-spirited brother of Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross). In fact, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wrote the role for Diggs after being “blown away” by his performance on stage.

3. His first feature film Wonder is in theaters now.

In the film based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Diggs plays Mr. Browne the fifth grade teacher at the school where lead Jacob Tremblay attends. Diggs landed the role after wrapping his run in “Hamilton” and told HH it was like a crash course in film acting alongside Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.

4. He’s a rapper. 

His experimental noise rap group Clipping has garnered a major cult following on Youtube. Their LP CLPPNG was an Album Of The Week back in 2014. And in 2016 the trio performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote the release of their six-track EP Wriggle. 

5. He is executive producer of ABC’s The Mayor.  

The show about a struggling young rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) who runs for local office (and wins) to boost his popularity, debuted this Fall and already is garnering wave reviews. Not surprisingly Diggs and his Clipping bandmates William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes, also produce all the music for the show.

 

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