Eddie Murphy Played With Our Emotions By Teasing 'Coming To America' Sequel

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The comedian tweeted a photo from the classic film with a caption suggesting a part two is on the way. 

Next summer will make 30 years since Eddie Murphy's classic romantic comedy Coming to America hit theaters.

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The film that stars Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Eriq La Salle and James Earl Jones was the third-highest-grossing film in the U.S. that year and was nominated for two Oscars.

Aside from its accolades, the film holds a special place in our hearts because of its realistic portrayal of Black love, barbershops, churches and 1980's hair/clothing trends.

With all that said, Eddie Murphy essentially trolled our hearts Wednesday night when he tweeted a photo of Imani Izzi (Bell Calloway) with the caption "Coming to America sequel?"

https://twitter.com/Complex/status/842218849055461376

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As reported by Complex, this by itself is pretty unusual. Murphy's Twitter account is almost entirely retweets—the vast majority, in recent weeks, of praise for his poorly-received new movie Mr. Church.

Eddie's tweet has since been deleted, in addition to his entire account, so the mystery remains. But that didn't stop Twitter from reacting to the news. 

https://twitter.com/Iamddep/status/842225609052966912

 

https://twitter.com/ErinBUnderwood/status/842230892718309381

 

https://twitter.com/hollyrpeete/status/842218217783271425

 

https://twitter.com/LamontUBigDummy/status/842223163282976768


Many were not here for the idea of a sequel, saying that Eddie should let a classic be just that.

https://twitter.com/HyphyTevin/status/842250031797293057

 

https://twitter.com/Blvck_Picvsso/status/842235065945989120

 

No word from Eddie, director John Landis or Paramount Pictures, but we'll be on the look out for any updates. 

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