Nigerian music act David Adeleke, better known as ‘Davido’ has confirmed being starred in the sequel to the Hollywood movie, ‘Coming to America 2’.
On Monday, the pop singer and songwriter replied with “Can’t wait!” to a tweet by an entertainment account that announced he was featured in the sequel to the romantic comedy.
Can’t wait ! https://t.co/z5rysal2Pe— Davido (@davido) September 14, 2020
However, this was initially disclosed in September 2019 by famous actor and comedian, Micheal Blankson who was with him at a concert in Atlanta.
“Davido told me he has a performance scene in the movie #ComingToAmerica2 congrats homie,” he tweeted.
For now, it is unclear what role the ‘Fia’ hitmaker played in the movie which is set to be released on December 17, 2020.
The first part of the movie which was released in 1988 was directed by John Landis based on a story originally created by comedian and actor Eddie Murphy who was the main character.
Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, and Paul Bates will retain their roles from the movie.
New cast members include Jermaine Fowler, Wesley Snipes, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Jones, KiKi Layne, Rick Ross, Luenell, Rotimi, Teyana Taylor and Michael Blackson.
‘Coming to America 2’ was produced by Kevin Misher and Brian Oliver and directed by Craig Brewer.