(AllHipHop News) Wesley Snipes has signed up for a starring role in Eddie Murphy's "Coming to America" sequel.
Wesley has sealed a deal to play villain General Izzi in the film. The character rules an African nation that neighbors the one Eddie's Prince Akeen oversees.
Arsenio Hall is already on board to reprise his role as Semmi in "Coming 2 America" while James Earl Jones is also part of the cast.
The new movie, which follows Prince Akeen as he returns to America to find his long-lost son, will be directed by Craig Brewer, who led "Hustle & Flow."
"Coming 2 America" begins filming this fall and is set for a 2020 release.