Regardless of the success of Coming to America, Arsenio Corridor revealed that he made a pact together with his co-star, Eddie Murphy, to by no means do a sequel.
Throughout a latest interview on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert, The previous late-night discuss present host defined the pact was the rationale the follow-up was delayed.
“It took 30 years as a result of we by no means deliberate on doing it. In reality, we shook and mentioned, ‘Let’s by no means do a sequel.’ We had been so pleased with it. It was excellent, we’re by no means going to mess with it. “
Coming to America has grown right into a cult traditional since its launch three a long time in the past and the duo revisited their pact after realizing that.
Arsenio says he liked the storyline Eddie pitched, however he had a difficulty with who the comic needed to solid as his son.
“[Eddie Murphy] wanted Tracy Morgan to play his son – and I think Eddie and Tracy look about the same age. But, he’s Eddie Murphy, so you have to say it easy. You know what I did, I did it in joke form and said, ‘Maybe in the third one, Morgan Freeman can be your son.’ “
Though Tracy Morgan will not painting Eddie’s son he nonetheless has a supporting position within the film. Take a look at Arsenio Corridor’s interview on The Late Present beneath: