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Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' Sequel Heading to Amazon Amid Pandemic

Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' Sequel Heading to Amazon Amid Pandemic

The sequel to Coming to America is now coming to Amazon.

The highly anticipated Eddie Murphy sequel to the 1988 comedy classic will skip movie theaters entirely amid the pandemic, Deadline reported.

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The movie is now being sold by Paramount Pictures to Amazon Studios in a deal worth approximately $125 million. The expected streaming premiere date for the film is scheduled for later this year on December 18, according to Variety.

Here’s a plot summary, via People: “In the sequel, viewers will find Akeem as he is set to become king of his African nation, when he discovers that he has a child he never knew about in America – a son named Lavelle. So, honoring his father’s dying wish to groom this son as prince, Akeem and his right hand confidant Semmi, played by Arsenio Hall, set off to America once again.”

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