Published on January 14th, 2021
The first official trailer for the much-anticipated sequel of Eddie Murphy’s Coming To America is now out. He is back in to his royal homeland of Zamunda in “Coming 2 America.”
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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 to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.
Along with Murphy and Hall the film also stars Leslie Jones, Jermaine Fowler, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones. Also making appearances are Teyana Taylor, and Paul Bates.
Eddie Murphy said the sequel came about after attempts to turn the first film into a play fell through, followed by a pitch meeting he had with Ryan Coogler. Murphy said that although he didn’t like Coogler’s idea for a sequel, it got him thinking about developing his own storyline for a sequel.