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Wesley Snipes has joined the cast of Eddie Murphy in Coming 2 America, the sequel to the iconic 1988 comedy.

Some other high-profile names have also signed up for the movie.

James Earl Jones will reportedly be reprising his role as King Jaffe Joffer and rapper Rick Ross has also signed up for the movie along with Paul Bates returning as Oha, Prince Akeem's manservant.

In the sequel, Murphy's character Akeem is set to become King of Zamunda but discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle, per Deadline.

Akeem decides to honor his father's dying wish to groom this son as the crowned prince, and Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) head back to America to meet the unlikely heir. 

Kevin Misher is producing via his Misher Films banner, along with Kenya Barris and Murphy.

Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer will be directing the flick.