Amazon Studios has now unveiled some official photos courtesy of Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America. The sequel to Coming to America will feature several characters that will be making their return for the second go round.
Coming to America first hit the scene in 1988 which instantly became a cult classic, capitalizing on the height of Eddie Murphy’s success. The film saw Prince Akeem and friend Semmi head to New York in hopes of finding Akeem a love interest to marry. The sequel picks up in the fictional African country of Zamunda, and follows the duo of now King Akeem and Semmi as they embark on an all-new adventure back to New York.
The film stars Eddie Murphy as Akeem, Arsenio Hall as Semmi, James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer, Shari Headley as Queen Lisa, John Amos as Cleo McDowell and Louie Anderson as Maurice. New actors in the film include Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha, and Teyana Taylor.
This film will be released on March 5, 2021 on Prime Video.