02:02 PM EDT 11/25/2013
Originally posted 11/20/2013 09:00PM
Coming to America turns 25 this year, and fans of the 1988 comedy are naturally still wondering if Eddie Murphy will ever reprise his role as Akeem, an African prince who journeys to Queens in search of a bride.
Alas it seems a sequel is unlikely, but the reason may surprise you.
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