Coming 2 America is an upcoming American comedy film, and is the second installment in the Coming to America film series. The film is directed by Craig Brewer and written by Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield, and Kenya Barris, based on characters created by Eddie Murphy.
It stars Eddie Murphy, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Wesley Snipes, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, Tracy Morgan, John Amos, and James Earl Jones. It is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 18, 2020, by Paramount Pictures in the US and Canada.
Director: Craig Brewer
Producers: Kevin Misher and Brian Oliver
Written by: Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield, and Kenya Barris
Story by: Eddie Murphy
Based on: Characters by Eddie Murphy, David Sheffield, and Barry W. Blaustein
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Wesley Snipes, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, Tracy Morgan, John Amos, and James Earl Jones.
Music by: Jermaine Stegall
Cinematography: Joe Williams
Editor: Billy Fox
Production Companies: Eddie Murphy Productions and New Republic Pictures
Distributors: Paramount Pictures
Release date: December 18, 2020
Country: United States
Casts in Coming 2 America
- Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem Joffer.He is the prince of Zamunda. He also played as Randy Watson, a soul singer with the fictional band Sexual Chocolate.
- Arsenio Hall as Semmi. He is Akeem’s best friend and aide.
- Jermaine Fowler as Lavelle. Akeem’s son.
- Leslie Jones as Lavelle’s mother.
- Shari Headley as Lisa McDowell. She is Akeem’s wife whom he fell in love with during his first trip to America.
- John Amos as Cleo McDowell. Cleo is Akeem’s employer and father-in-law and Lisa’s father.
- Tracy Morgan as Reem. Lavelle’s uncle
- Wesley Snipes as General Izzi. Izzi is Imani’s older brother.
- James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer. King Jaffe is Akeem’s ailing father and the King of Zamunda.
- Louie Anderson as Maurice. He is 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 bearer
Set after the events of the first film, Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle.
Honoring his royal father’s dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi set off to America once again.
Coming 2 America Trailer
To know more about the movie, watch the trailer for coming 2 America below