Fans of Coming to America will finally have the chance to watch the highly-anticipated movie on March 5th, 2021 when it debuts on Amazon Prime.
The sequel which comes off the back of the original which premiered some 30 years ago and has become a culture classic for black people especially. Eddie Murphy who plays Prince Akeem of Zamuda (now a king) and his confidant, Semmi played by Arsenio Hall return to New York City to find a son of the dying King, James Earl Jones.
“The African monarch Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet this unexpected heir and build a relationship with his son,” wrote IMDB on their website.
The two minutes and thirty seconds trailer which was shared on Youtube has racked over 2 million views since its release on February 3rd and garnered some 1k comments by fans.
Official poster features the cast which includes the likes of Shari Headley as Queen Lisa, John Amos as Cleo McDowell and Louie Anderson who plays Maurice. Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan Teyana Taylor and South Africa actress Nomzamo Mbatha are also on the cast list.
Directed by Craig Brewer, the sequel promises to be funny, exciting and entertaining with a lot of fashion inspiration from Africa. Hopefully, we see some African designers during the close credits.
Check out the trailer for Coming 2 America below.