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'Coming 2 America' Cast - Meet the New Additions for the Sequel!

The highly anticipated movie Coming 2 America is now available to watch from the comfort of your own home and the film features so many great new cast members.

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, and all of your favorite stars from the first movie returned and they added some great stars for the sequel.

Here is the film’s synopsis: Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.

Coming 2 America was supposed to be released in theaters in August 2020, but Paramount Pictures decided to sell the film to Amazon for $125 million when the pandemic shut down the movie theaters around the country.

Click inside to meet the new stars of the franchise… More Here! »

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Watch a New 'Coming 2 America' Trailer!

Coming 2 America is coming!

The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved 1988 comedy Coming to America is arriving on Amazon Prime Video on March 5, and a new trailer arrived on Wednesday (February 3).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Eddie Murphy

The movie stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reprising their roles as Prince Akeem and Semmi. The two actors will also reprise their roles of the My-T-Sharp Barber Shop’s Clarence, Saul and Morris as well as Reverend Brown and Randy Watson, lead singer of the band Sexual Chocolate.

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.

Eddie Murphy recently celebrated after winning this award for the first time!

Eddie Murphy's 'Coming 2 America' Trailer Is Finally Here - Watch Now!

The trailer for Coming 2 America, the sequel to the hit 1988 movie Coming to America, is finally here!

Here’s a synopsis: Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.

Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, with Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones also star.

The film will debut on Amazon Prime on March 5, 2021. Be sure to check it out! Will you be streaming the film when it debuts?

Watch the trailer for the highly anticipated sequel…

Zoey Deutch Stars in First 'Buffaloed' Trailer - Watch Now!

The trailer for Zoey Deutch‘s new movie Buffaloed has been released!

The 25-year-old actress stars in the upcoming Tanya Wexler-directed movie alongside Judy Greer, Jermaine Fowler, Noah Reid, and Jai Courtney.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Zoey Deutch

Here’s the synopsis: Buffalo is the debt collection capital of America, though Peg Dahl (Deutch) never saw herself in that world. She’s bet on her sharp mind—and even sharper mouth—to get her out of town and into an Ivy League university. But when an acceptance letter to the school of her dreams arrives, she quickly realizes the cruel impossibility of paying tuition. A chance phone call changes everything and leads her into the lucrative yet complex and shady business of delinquent debt collection. She’s a natural and soon running her own shop, but at what cost?

Buffaloed will be out in theaters February 14, 2020 – check out the trailer!

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Jermaine Fowler Joins Eddie Murphy in 'Coming 2 America'

Jermaine Fowler is on board to star in Coming 2 America with Eddie Murphy!

The 31-year-old Superior Donuts actor will play a lead role alongside the 58-year-old Norbit star in the sequel, Variety reports.

Details about the plot and Jermaine‘s character are still unknown.

The original film, 1988′s Coming to America, starred Eddie Murphy as an extremely pampered African Prince who travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will. It is unclear whether original cast members Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, and John Amos will return.

Craig Brewer will direct, with plans for an August 7, 2020, release.

“Speechless about filming a movie with the person that made me wanna be a stand-up comedian and an actor,” Jermaine Fowler shared on Instagram. “Thanks to Eddie, Paramount, and Craig Brewer for this 🤘🏾 #ZamundaForever.”

READ MORE: Who is the Emmys 2017 Announcer? Meet Jermaine Fowler!

Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer & More Open BAMcinemaFest with 'Sorry To Bother You' Premiere!

Tessa Thompson keeps it chic and sophisticated while hitting the red carpet at the premiere of her latest film Sorry To Bother You held during the 2018 BAMcinemaFest Opening Night at BAM Harvey Theater on Wednesday (June 20) in New York City.

The 34-year-old actress was joined at the event by her co-stars Armie Hammer, Lakeith Stanfield, Jermaine Fowler, Steven Yeun, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews and the film’s writer-director Boots Riley,

Also in attendance to show their support was Joshua Jackson, Chris Rock, AnnaSophia Robb, Michael Urie and Margarita Levieva.

Sorry To Bother You, which hits select theaters on July 6, follows a young African-American man who decides to adopt a “white voice” for his job as a telemarketer – Watch the trailer here!

FYI: Tessa is wearing a Thom Browne outfit and Carelle jewelry.

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Tessa Thompson & Lakeith Stanfield Screen Their Movie 'Sorry to Bother You' for NYC Tastemakers!

Tessa Thompson poses for a photo with co-star Lakeith Stanfield at the tastemaker screening for their new movie Sorry To Bother You on Tuesday (June 19) at the Tribeca Screening Room in New York City.

Also stepping out for the event were co-stars Jermaine Fowler and Terry Crews, director Boots Riley, and moderator Charlamagne the God.

The movie, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, is set to hit theaters on July 6.

Sorry To Bother You follows a young African-American man who decides to adopt a “white voice” for his job as a telemarketer.

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