Eddie Murphy Recalls Being Forced to Cast White Actor in ‘Coming to America’

  Eddie Murphy continued his media run for Coming 2 America by appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Joined by co-star and friend Arsenio Hall, the two detailed their decades-long friendship and offered some stories about Coming to America and its upcoming sequel. While speaking about various cast members from the classic comedy, Kimmel asked Murphy and Hall how Louie Anderson ended up in the original film. According to the two comedians, they were forced by Paramount Pictures to cast a White actor. “I love Louie but I think we were forced to put Louie in it,” Hall…

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