Yesterday, Amazon Studios released a series of photos from the highly anticipated sequel, COMING 2 AMERICA, which is set to be released exclusively on Prime Video on March 5, 2021.
The film is based on characters created by Eddie Murphy, who starred in the first installment Coming to America. The synopsis for the sequel is:
“Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (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.”
Kenya Barris and Barry W. Blaustein & David Sheffield wrote the screenplay for the story that was also written by Blaustein and Sheffield, along with Justin Kanew. Murphy and Kevin Misher produced COMING 2 AMERICA, and Ruth E. Carter designed the costumes.
It was executive produced by Brian Oliver, Bradley Fischer, Valerii An, Barris, Charisse Hewitt-Webster, Michele Imperato Stabile, and Andy Berman.
COMING 2 AMERICA stars Murphy, Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, with Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones. The film also stars John Amos, Teyana Taylor, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Paul Bates, Nomzamo Mbatha, and Bella Murphy.
See more first-look images from COMING 2 AMERICA below.