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'Coming 2 America' Gets a Release Date!

'Coming 2 America' Gets a Release Date!

Coming 2 America is coming 2 streaming!

The highly anticipated Coming to America sequel starring Eddie Murphy is set to hit AmazonPrime Video via Paramount Pictures on March 5, 2021, Variety confirmed Friday (November 20).

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The film is a sequel to John Landis’ 1988 original, which brought in over $288 million worldwide.

Here’s a plot summary: “In the sequel, directed by Craig Brewer, newly-crowned King Akeem and Semmi embark on a new adventure that has them traversing the globe from Zamunda, back to Queens.”

Original cast members returning including James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos and Louie Anderson, while new additions to the cast include Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha and Teyana Taylor.

Coming to America was a cultural phenomenon that is one of the most loved and celebrated comedies of all time. Thanks to Eddie Murphy’s comedic genius along with the brilliant filmmakers, writers and fabulous cast, we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this new adventure. We know audiences around the world will fall in love with this hilarious, joyful movie that will surely become a timeless favorite,” said Amazon’s Jennifer Salke.

“What could be better than a return to Zamunda? We are so excited for Amazon Studios to bring Eddie Murphy and Coming 2 America to a worldwide audience where they can laugh again with characters they have loved for 30 years, and meet new ones that they will love for years to come,” said producer Kevin Misher.

Check out some of the photos from the set while filming!

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