After almost thirty years, Eddie Murphy’s hilarious comedy Coming to America is going to be getting a sequel

This time around however, he needs to feature AFRICAN talent – and no, those are not my thoughts alone, US-based superstar and entrepreneur Akon feels the exact same way.

With that in mind, we have taken the liberty to recommend seven of Mzansi’s most gifted celebrities for the long awaited Coming to America 2.

Do you think these stars would add flavour to the movie?

Thando Thabethe

Love Lives Here star, Thando Thabethe, would be an excellent addition to Coming to America 2.

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Perhaps as Princess Akeem – the main character’s long-lost younger sister who inherits half of their kingdom.

Trevor Gumbi

Trevor Gumbi would make a hilarious villain in the sequel to the 1988 comedy.

Imagine him goofily attempting to thwart our heroes at every turn only to fail spectacularly (and hilariously!).