Davido confirms being cast in Hollywood movie, "Coming To America 2"

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke (Davido)
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Davido to feature in Hollywood movie 'Coming to America 2'

Nigerian top singer and songwriter, David Adeleke, known with the stage name, Davido is set to feature in the new Hollywood movie, "Coming To America 2".

"Coming to America 2" is a follow up to the original movie, "Coming To America," which was a major hit in the late 80s and featured the Hollywood star, Eddie Murphy.

"Coming to America 2", which is to feature the Nigerian celebrity, Davido, is set to be released later this year.

In a post which was shared on Twitter by NaijaTunez TV, Davido was listed as part of the official cast for the movie. Davido had quoted the Tweet saying, "Can't wait!"

"Coming To America," which is the original movie, featured the likes of Eddie Murphy, James Earl Jones, Arsenio Hall, and Paul Bates.

These are the movie's main casts, and they will be retaining their roles in the sequel, "Coming To America 2".

"Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, and Paul Bates are already locked in to reprise their roles from the beloved 1988 buddy comedy", Okayplayer had reported.

"Coming To America" was directed by Craig Brewer. You should also expect new faces to cast in this new movie.

Hollywood to release Coming to America 2 which will feature Nigerian music artist, David Adeleke

Some of the new faces to expect in the cast for "Coming to America 2" include Wesley Snipes, Jermaine Fowler, Tracy Morgan, Rick Ross, Kiki Layne, Leslie Jones, Micheal Blackson, Rotimi, and Teyana Taylor.

The news about his participation in "Coming to America 2" first came out in Septemeber 2019 as the comedian, Micheal Blankson disclosed that Davido was with him at a concert in Atlanta.

"Davido told me he has a performance scene in the movie #ComingToAmerica2 congrats homie", Blankson had tweeted. However, many disregarded the news then as a mere rumour.

What role did Davido play in 'Coming to America 2'?

Many people at this point seem to be curious to know the role the Nigerian top music icon, Davido will be playing in this Hollywood hit sequel, 'Coming to America 2' but at this point, it is not yet quite clear Davido's role in the movie.

Perhaps, this will be revealed with time or the movie enthusiasts will simply have to wait for the release of the movie which would be later this year. In fact, "Coming to America 2" is set to hit the theatres on December 18 2020.

Featuring in "Coming to America 2" is another big one for Davido, who recently released his music video for "FEM."

"FEM" came following the release of his third studio album "A Better Time," which is a sequel to his hit sophomore album, "A Good Time."

Davido, in his song "FEM," seemed to be dissing and firing shots at his colleague in the industry Burna Boy.

For a while now, a silent and subtle war has been going on between the two, and if analyzed carefully, one would see that Davido and Burna Boy have been exchanging words through their music lyrics.

Davido seems quite excited to be part of the movie cast for "Coming to America 2" as he exclaimed on his social media page that he can't wait for the film's release.

Fans are also anticipating this Hollywood movie release which features their favourite artiste, Davido.

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