Welcome to Zamunda: Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones board the ‘Coming to America’ sequel

first_imgTM & COPYRIGHT © 1988 BY PARAMOUNT PICTURES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.(NEW YORK) — Wesley Snipes and Leslie Jones are officially headed to Zamunda.The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Snipes and the SNL star have been added to the cast of Coming 2 America, the sequel to the classic 1988 comedy. They join original stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, who have already been confirmed for the sequel. The original 1988 film Coming to America starred Murphy as Akeem Joffer, crown prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda. In an effort to find a wife, Akeem, along with his trusty assistant Semmi, played by Hall, decide to travel to Queens, NY.In the sequel, Akeem learns about a long-lost son and must return to America to meet the “unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda.”  Snipes will play a new character, General Izzi, a man who rules a neighboring nation.  Jones’ role is being kept secret. The Hollywood Reporter says If Beale Street Could Talk star Kiki Layne has also joined the cast, as Akeem’s daughter.In addition to Murphy and Hall, most of the original film’s cast, including Shari Headley and James Earl Jones, is expected to return. However, as of now, only Murphy, Hall, Snipes and Jermaine Fowler have officially signed on.As previously noted, black-ish creator Kenya Barris is rewriting a script from original Coming to America writers Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield.Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer has signed on to direct the project, which Murphy’s also producing. The two recently worked together on the Netflix comedy Dolemite Is My Name, which follows the story of real-life comedian Rudy Ray Moore.Coming 2 America is set to hit theaters August 7, 2020.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Juventus’ Carlos Tevez reckons Atletico Madrid can win Champions League

first_img “Now the real Champions League starts.” “They close the space really well and are dangerous on the counter. I see them as one of the candidates to win the Champions League.” Upd. at 17:17 CET “They’re a team the play together really well,” Tevez said of Diego Simeone’s side. “They are a difficult rival. The Argentine striker’s Juventus side got the point they needed against the Spanish champions to progress to the knockout stages themselves, but never looked liked recording the two goal win they needed to finish top of the group. Atleti were beaten in the final last season by Real Madird; they’ll hope to go one better this time round.center_img EFE / Sport EN “Getting to the next round was the objective we had,” he continued in his interview with ‘Canal Plus’. “Last year we didn’t achieve that, so we have hit an important target. 10/12/2014 The former Manchester City striker wasn’t dwelling on coming second in the group; instead he was happy to make the last 16 after crashing out in the group stages last season. Carlos Tevez says Atletico Madrid can win the Champions League seasonlast_img read more

Denis Suarez & Yerry Mina named among worst Premier League signings

first_img Everton boss criticises Yerry Mina’s first season in England CEST 2. Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Fulham, 22 million pounds) 12. Yerry Mina (Everton, 27.5 million pounds) RELATED STORIES IN SPORT.ES 23/04/2019 7. Adama Diakhaby (Huddersfield, 9 million pounds) 8. Ben Gibson (Burnley, 16 million pounds) 5. Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Brighton, 17 million pounds) At the top of the list is Manchester United’s Fred, who cost 52 million pounds last summer, while ex-England internationals Joe Hart (Burnley) and Jack Wilshere (West Ham) also feature.  Upd. at 20:49 Worst signings in the Premier League 2018/2019: 1. Fred (Manchester United, 52 million pounds)center_img 6. Joe Hart (Burnley, 3.5 million pounds) Anna Pérez Roura 4. Maxine Le Marchand (Fulham, 30 million pounds with Jean-Michael Seri) Denis has not found his place in London and has played just 95 minutes across six games. And with only a few games remaining in the Premier League, he’s not going to play much more. He’s 10th on the list.  Yerry Mina, sold to Everton last summer, and Denis Suarez, currently on loan at Arsenal, have both been named and hsmaed.  ‘The Athletes Hub’ have named their 12 worst signing in the Premier League this season and two of the names on the list are past and present Barcelona players.  9. Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea, 71.6 million pounds) 10. Denis Suarez (Arsenal, loan from FC Barcelona) 11. Mohamed Elyounoussi (Southampton, 16 million pounds) 3. Jack Wilshere (West Ham, free) Colombian international Yerry Mina, who left Barça for 30 million euros, is 12th on the list. Injuries have held him back and he’s only played 14 games for Everton.  Denis Suárez y Yerry Mina, entre los peores fichajes de la Premierlast_img read more