Arsenio Hall and Eddie Murphy Had a Pact to Never Make a ‘Coming to America’ Sequel — Until Fans Broke It

Arsenio Hall and Eddie Murphy Had a Pact to Never Make a ‘Coming to America’ Sequel — Until Fans Broke It
Arsenio Hall and Eddie Murphy made a pact some 30 years ago to never make a Coming to America sequel — but relentless fandom changed their minds.

Dropping by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, Hall explained what finally sparked Murphy’s idea for a follow-up to the classic 1988 film about a wealthy African prince who comes to America looking for true love.

“It took 30 years because we never planned on doing it,” Hall told Colbert. In fact, we shook and said, ‘Let’s never do a sequel.’ We were so happy with it. It ...
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