Eddie Murphy's 'Coming 2 America' movie sequel is in the process of being sold by distributor Paramount Pictures to Amazon Studios, and reportedly headed straight to streaming for viewers.
Great news for Black Cinema and fans whom probably watched 'Coming 2 America' countless times and can quote every actors movie lines.
A sequel to the 1988 comedy, Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet the unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda.
The cast includes:
- Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem Joffer, the prince of Zamunda.
- Murphy also plays Randy Watson, a soul singer with the fictional band Sexual Chocolate.
- Arsenio Hall as Semmi, Akeem's best friend and aide.
- Jermaine Fowler as Lavelle, Akeem's son.
- Leslie Jones as Lavelle's mother.
- Shari Headley as Lisa McDowell, Akeem's wife whom he fell in love with during his first trip to America.
- John Amos as Cleo McDowell, Akeem's employer and father-in-law and Lisa's father.
- Tracy Morgan as Reem, Lavelle's uncle.
- Wesley Snipes as General Izzi, Imani's older brother.
- James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer, Akeem's ailing father and the King of Zamunda.
- Louie Anderson as Maurice, a mid-level employee at McDowell's restaurant.
- Vanessa Bell Calloway as Imani Izzi, General Izzi's younger sister.
- Rick Ross as Himself
- KiKi Layne as Meeka Joffer, Akeem's first daughter.
- Nomzamo Mbatha
- Garcelle Beauvais as Rose
With marketing tie-ins with McDonald's, the most anticipated movie sequel deal is estimated to at $125 million, and scheduled to premiere on the streaming service December 18th.
How many times have you watched, 'Coming 2 America', and whats your favorite movie lines?