Coming To America first came out on June 26, 1988, it quickly became fans favourite movies due to the blend of comedy and adventure.
Eddie Murphy played the lead role in the first part of the production as Prince Akeem who comes from a wealthy African country called Zamunda, but, on a mission to find a woman who will genuinely fall in love with him in America, and not for his material possession, hence he tries so much to hide his true identity from the potential suitor.
Coming To America 2 takes off from where the past production left off from, Prince Akeem is not ready to take over the throne as the king of Zamunda, however, he miraculously found out that he has a son named Lavelle in the United States. To honour his late father’s dying wish to find a prince for the kingdom, Akeem must once again journey to America to locate his son and groom him to be a prince.
The interesting part of the entire sequel has to do with the addition of South Africa’s screen goddess and philanthropist Nomzamo Mbatha and Ghanaian comedian Michael Blackson to complete the tall list of talented cast which also has American comedian Leslie Jones, American actors – Kiki Layne, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, Jermaine Fowler, James Earl Jones, Paul Bates, Shari Headley, American hip-hop star and business tycoon – Rick Ross, American singer – Teyana Taylor and American comedian – Arsenio Hall.
It is going to be under the direction of American filmmaker – Craig Brewer for Paramount Pictures and scheduled for release on December 18th, 2020.
Let’s entertain ourselves with the trailer for Coming To America 1 while we wait for the second part.
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