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Michael Blackson Ecstatic After Eddie Murphy mentions Him For “Coming To America 2”


Michael Blackson Ecstatic After Eddie Murphy mentions Him For “Coming To America 2”

Michael Blackson is on cloud nine after Eddie Murphy mentioned him in relation to “Coming To America 2.”

In a recent interview with TMZ, comedian-actor Eddie Murphy was asked about a possible “Coming To America 2” film, his first thought, African comedian Michael Blackson.

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In a follow-up interview with TMZ about the comment from Murphy, Blackson said;

“Just him mentioning my name alone put chills in my body,” he said. “That movie is probably the greatest movie of all time … The sequel is definitely happening, but for me to just be mentioned as a potential actor in this movie is a dream come true.”

Blackson kept the jokes pretty light during the interview as he said that Murphy actually owed him a roll due to constant teasing after the original film was released.

“Between that movie and his standup special Raw, I became another joke in school,” he explained. “Hopefully, he could repay me back by casting me in this movie because Coming To America, every time I went to school, all they did was quote lines from that movie.”

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While a sequel to this classic movie would, of course, be amazing, there has been no official word this actually happening.

“There’s one funny African, that Michael Blackson,” Murphy said with a smile.

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