Shari Headley Returns To Coming To America In Sequel

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Coming To America 2 will be directed by Craig Brewer with a script by Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and is set to hit theaters in 2020.
Arsenio Hall was announced as reprising his role as Semmi and now the “queen” has returned to her throne.

Shari Headley who played Eddie Murphy’s character’s love interest who ended up marrying the future King of Zamunda, will once again play the role of Lisa Mcdowell.

The new story sees Akeem, now set to become king, discovering he has a son he never knew about, a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his father’s dying wish to groom his son as a newly crowned prince, Akeem must once again return to America. 

Headley joins fellow returning stars Arsenio Hall and James Earl Jones, as well as franchise newcomers Leslie Jones, Kiki Layne and Wesley Snipes.