John Amos is apprehensive he won’t work with Eddie Murphy once more … however he’s nonetheless holding out hope he can reprise his position as Prince Akeem’s boss within the upcoming movie, “Coming 2 America.”
Sources near John, who performed Cleo McDowell within the authentic movie, inform TMZ … the veteran actor nonetheless hasn’t been requested to carry the character again, however he’ll leap on the alternative if it comes his manner.
We’re instructed John’s getting apprehensive about being left within the mud … as a result of after Paramount reached out to his group again in February, the film studio’s gone radio silent. Wardrobe fittings for the movie are already underway, which alerts the storyline and the script may very well be nearing completion.
Translation … the tea leaves don’t look good.
When we talked with John earlier this yr, he instructed us he was craving the possibility to play Mr. McDowell once more … and he had tons of concepts for the brand new film.
Akon simply instructed us he hopes Eddie casts actual Africans within the sequel — however John’s holding out hope at the very least another African-American actor makes the reduce.
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