Ruth E. Carter Talks About the Costumes for “Coming To America” Sequel

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After just recently winning an Oscar for her work on Black Panther, Ruth E. Carter is not done yet. The famed costume designer is now gearing up for the sequel to Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Coming To America classic.

“It’s big shoes to step in. That’s an iconic film,” she said at the Black Design Collective in Los Angeles. “We’re going to continue Zamunda. We’re not trying to change the look, but we are going to modernize some things to show the new generation.”

Carter was being honored at the Black Design Collective’s scholarship gala for becoming the first African-American to win an Oscar in the Costume Design category.

Gabrielle Union recently talked about Carter and gave her praises.

“She’s been a huge part of my career from the very beginning and she continues to allow us to shine and do what we do best and kill it. I hope that with Ruth’s win, it really is about change.”

A release date for Coming To America 2 has not been released as of yet.

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