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Amazon Prime has released a trailer for the much-anticipated Coming 2 America starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall.
The sequel to Coming To America will see the newly crowned King Akeem (Murphy) and his trusted advisor Semmi (Hall) heading back to Queens, New York from their royal country of Zamunda after Akeem learns that he has a long-lost son in the city of Queens. Murphy will also reprise his various characters for the barbershop crew.
Here it is –
Paramount’s official synopsis reads –
“Set after the events of the first film, former Prince Akeem Joffer (Murphy) is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler). Honoring his royal father’s (James Earl Jones) dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi (Hall) set off to America once again.”
Many original cast will also return, including King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones), Queen Lisa (Shari Headley), Cleo McDowell (John Amos), Maurice (Louie Anderson) and the barbershop crew.
New characters will be played by Wesley Snipes, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha and Teyana Taylor. Craig Brewer (Dolemite Is My Name) directs Coming 2 America. Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein, and David Sheffield wrote the screenplay.
The streamer has given Coming 2 America a worldwide premiere date of March 5th, 2021.