Release Date Announced For Coming 2 America On Streaming

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Eddie Murphy’s sequel for the iconic, Coming To America, has finally a time allotted release that fans can anticipate. The highly anticipated sequel Coming 2 America is officially set to release through Amazon Prime Video on March 5, 2021 according to a report by Variety.

Fans of the franchise will once again see Prince Akeem in the modern era as King Akeem with Eddie Murphy in the role with his sidekick played by Arsenio Hall. The film is directed by Craig Brewer. All the lovable characters return as King Akeem and Semmi will begin a new journey that will see them traveling the globe. The roles and stars from the original film making a return are James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, and Louie Anderson.

“Coming to America was a cultural phenomenon that is one of the most loved and celebrated comedies of all time,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “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.”

“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.