Coming 2 America

  • 2020
  • US
  • Directed by: Craig Brewer
  • Cast: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, James Earl Jones
  • UK release: 18 December 2020
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Eddie Murphy's Coming 2 America heading straight to streaming

14 Oct 2020

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Eddie Murphy's 'Coming 2 America' is heading straight to streaming. According to Variety, Paramount has sold the sequel to the 1988 comedy to Amazon Studios and it will hit the streaming service in December. The 'Dolemite Is My Name' star has…

Eddie Murphy has gone 'above and beyond' for Coming 2 America

11 Dec 2019

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Eddie Murphy has gone "above and beyond" for 'Coming 2 America'. The 'Dolemite Is My Name' star will reprise his role as Prince Akeem in the film, which has been released 32 years after the original and believes fans won't be disappointed with the…

Craig Brewer fulfils teenage dream on Coming 2 America

9 Nov 2019

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Craig Brewer admits it is a dream come true to be given the job to direct 'Coming 2 America'. After working with Eddie Murphy on Netflix biographical comedy 'Dolemite Is My Name', the 47-year-old filmmaker is reuniting with the comic legend for the…

Shari Headley joins Eddie Murphy in Coming 2 America

13 Aug 2019

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Shari Headley is joining Eddie Murphy in the 'Coming To America' sequel. The 55-year-old actress will reprise her role from the first movie as Lisa McDowell, the love interest and eventual wife of Eddie's character Prince Akeem. Murphy is once…

James Earl Jones to star in Coming To America sequel

9 Aug 2019

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James Earl Jones is returning for the 'Coming To America' sequel. The 88-year-old actor has joined forces with Eddie Murphy once again to appear in the hotly-anticipated sequel to 1988's 'Coming to America' and is set to reprise his role as King…

Leslie Jones and Kiki Layne for Coming 2 America

8 Aug 2019

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Leslie Jones and Kiki Layne have joined the cast of 'Coming 2 America'. The 'Saturday Night Live' star and the 'If Beale Street Could Talk' actress are the latest stars to join actor Eddie Murphy in the sequel to 1988's 'Coming to…

Wesley Snipes joins Coming 2 America

8 Aug 2019

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Wesley Snipes is set to star in 'Coming 2 America'. The 57-year-old star has joined forces with Eddie Murphy to appear in the hotly-anticipated sequel to 1988's 'Coming to America'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Snipes will play a new…

Jermaine Fowler joins Coming To America 2

19 Jun 2019

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Jermaine Fowler has joined the cast of 'Coming To America 2'. The 31-year-old actor – who is best known for his lead role on the CBS television series 'Superior Donuts' is on board to starring an unknown role alongside Eddie Murphy in the…

Craig Brewer to direct Eddie Murphy in Coming to America sequel

14 Jan 2019

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Craig Brewer will direct Eddie Murphy in 'Coming to America 2'. The 1988 romantic comedy – in which Eddie plays Prince Akeem, the prince of a fictional African country who travels to America to escape an arranged marriage and find a wife – will be…

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