Coming To America 2: Eddie Murphy said to be working on sequel

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Eddie Murphy got everybody hot and bothered when he allegedly tweeted out that he was working on a sequel to Coming To America.

TMZ heard from sources close to Murphy that he is in the process of writing the sequel, but that the announcement on his Twitter account was premature.

Are you excited about a "Coming to America" sequel?

As reported by Complex, this by itself is pretty unusual.

As the tweet generated excitement on the social media, it was immediately deleted alongside Eddie's account. Only time will tell if Semi and Akeem will make return in the coming years. Eddie's camp tells us he doesn't tweet.

But this tweet was different.

Legendary comedian Eddie Murphy could be making a comeback to the big screen, after an accidental tweet on Wednesday night teased a sequel for his 1988 hit film Coming To America.

Other than retweeting pro bowler Shawn Merriman, Murphy gave no indication about whether he was brainstorming, revealing secret plans, musing, or simply trolling. A sampling of reactions, below.

Many were not here for the idea of a sequel, saying that Eddie should let a classic be just that.

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