Watch out, Eddie Murphy is bringing Queens to Zumunda! In the sequel Coming 2 America, things are going to be a bit different from the 1988 comedy classic. In that film, Murphy’s Prince Akeem journey to America to find himself a wife, learning what it was like to be from the royalty of his home and live like the common people of this country. Well, now the tables are reversed, and he’ll be teaching his long-lost American son how to live like an heir to the throne.
In the Big Game spot revealed last night, we see Murphy and his pal Arsenio Back as Akeem and Semmi, along with playing a host of other familiar characters. They’re joined by Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, with Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones, as well as John Amos, Teyana Taylor, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Nomzamo Mbatha, Paul Bates, and Bella Murphy.
Directed by Craig Brewer, Coming 2 America hits Amazon Prime on March 5th.
“A sequel is in the heir.” 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 back to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.