The 'Coming 2 America' Trailer Has Arrived Straight From Zamunda
Written by Black Voices on December 22, 2020
The trailer for the anticipated sequel “Coming 2 America” is lastly right here.
The brand new movie sees the return of some solid members of the unique 1988 traditional “Coming to America,” together with Eddie Murphy as Akeem, Arsenio Corridor as Semmi and James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer. The sequel is ready to launch on Amazon Prime on March 5.
Within the trailer, Akeem, the newly topped king of the fictionalized African nation Zamunda, decides to depart house to journey again to Queens, New York, to search out his lengthy misplaced son.
“You can be king, however the throne is handed to a male inheritor,” King Joffer tells his son Akeem within the clip. “Akeem, it seems you will have a son … he should be discovered.”
Murphy and Corridor’s characters memorably traveled from Zamunda to Queens within the authentic movie searching for a bride for Akeem. Akeem ultimately married Lisa McDowell, performed by Shari Headley, who additionally seems within the new trailer.
Whereas followers will doubtless take pleasure in seeing some acquainted faces within the upcoming sequel, the brand new movie options quite a lot of well-known newcomers, together with Teyana Taylor, Wesley Snipes and Leslie Jones.
A sequel for “Coming to America” has been within the works for a very long time.
In 2019, Murphy revealed on “The Ellen Present” that he had simply completed filming the brand new film and that he “couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out.”
Murphy acknowledged the unique movie’s recognition and stated that the sequel does the 1988 traditional justice.
“We’ve gone above and past what anyone would suppose,” he stated.
The screenplay for “Coming 2 America” was written by “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris, together with Barry W. Blaustein and David Sheffield.
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