David Adeleke, Nigerian Afropop singer better known as Davido, is rumored to be making an appearance in the sequel of ‘Coming to America’, a prominent US romantic comedy film.
This revelation was brought to light by Micheal Blackson, a Ghanaian-Liberian actor and comedian, through his verified Twitter handle.
“Davido told me he has a performance scene in the movie #ComingToAmerica2 congrats homie,” he tweeted.
Davido told me he has a performance scene in the movie #ComingToAmerica2 congrats homie.— Michael Blackson (@MichaelBlackson) September 21, 2019
While Blackson is one of those to feature in the movie alongside Rick Ross, American rapper, it is believed that Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall would be reprising their roles as ‘Prince Akeem’ and ‘Semmi’, his BFF, from the over 31-year-old blockbuster comedy.
Other artistes to feature in the movie include James Earl Jones, Paul Bates, Jermaine Fowler, Wesley Snipes, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Jones, KiKi Layne, Luenell, Rotimi, Teyana Taylor, among others.
According to Deadline, “Akeem learns about a long-lost son, and must return to America to meet the unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda.”
‘Coming to America’ is a 1988 movie directed by John Landis and based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the lead role.
Craig Brewer will direct and Kenya Barris is executive producing.
Paramount Picture, US film studio, had earlier announced that the as-yet-untitled ‘Coming to America 2’ will open on August 7, 2020.