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“Coming 2 America” set to arrive early 2021

Who among us isn’t just crazed with excitement for the Amazon sequel to “Coming to America”?  The highly anticipated follow up, titled “Coming 2 America,” will star most of the original cast, including Eddie Murphy reprising his role as King Akeem (he was Prince in the first one) and Arsenio Hall as his right hand man, Semmi.

Amazon has said the film will hit streaming on March 5th, 2021.

Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem and his trusted confidante Semmi 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. Original cast favorites from Coming to America return including King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones), Queen Lisa (Shari Headley), Cleo McDowell (John Amos), Maurice (Louie Anderson) and the motley barbershop crew. Part 2 also stars Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha and Teyana Taylor.