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Eriq La Salle Is Not Returning for the 'Coming to America' Sequel!

Don’t expect to see Eriq La Salle in the upcoming Coming to America sequel.

The 57-year-old actor confirmed he will not return to reprise his role as Darryl Jenks in the upcoming follow-up in an interview with The Grio.

“No…I’ve already given you an answer. No. Straight to the point. I knew where you were going with it. I’m a little busy right now … with this show,” he said of Chicago P.D., which he executive produces and directs.

Eddie Murphy, James Earl Jones, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley and Vanessa Bell Calloway have all reportedly signed on for the sequel.

READ MORE: Arsenio Hall & Eddie Murphy Film ‘Coming to America 2′ – See Photos From the Set!

Jesse Lee Soffer & Torrey DeVitto Couple Up for SPiN Paddle Battle Event!

Cute new couple Jesse Lee Soffer and Torrey DeVitto pose for a photo while attending the Cast Paddle Battle at SPiN on Sunday (September 30) in Chicago, Ill.

Twelve cast members from the three Chicago-set shows – Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med – turned out to participate in an epic ping pong competition to benefit The 100 Club of Chicago.

Jesse is on Chicago PD and played with cast-mates Marina Squerciati, Tracy Spiridakos, and executive producer Eriq La Salle while Torrey is one of the stars of Chicago Med and she played with co-stars Nick Gehlfuss, Cesar Jamie, and Norma Kuhling.

Chicago Fire’s team, which consisted of Jesse Spencer, David Eigenberg, Eamonn Walker, and Joe Minoso, won the team tournament.

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