Wesley Snipes (Blade) joined the cast of the sequel to the comedy Trip to America. He will play a new character named General Izzy, who runs the area.
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, who played the protagonist's best friend, will return to their roles in the film.
According to the plot of the original 1988 film, the Crown Prince of the African state, Akim (Murphy), decides to find his own wife and goes to America for this. There, he seems to be an ordinary person and goes to work in a diner, since his choice fell on the owner's daughter. In the sequel, the hero Murphy will again go to the United States — now to find his long-lost son.
The director’s chair of the sequel will be occupied by Craig Brewer (“Black Snake Moan”, “Free”), the script is written by Kenya Berris, known for his work on the comedy film “Awesome Girls” and the series “Black Comedy”.
It is planned that the filming will begin in the fall.
Snipes and Murphy have already worked together on the film My Name Is Dolemite, which Brewer also directed. The premiere will take place at the Toronto Film Festival in the fall.
The premiere of Travel to America 2 is scheduled for December 17, 2020.
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Author: Olga Scherbinina