‘Coming 2 America’ to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in March 2021
Eddie Murphy’s upcoming film “Coming 2 America” lastly has a premiere plan.
The sequel to the beloved 1988 comedy will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on March 5, 2021, Amazon Studios introduced on Friday.
The movie, which reunites Murphy and Arsenio Corridor, was initially a Paramount Footage theatrical launch. The studio bought the movie to the streamer final month however had but to finalize a date.
“’Coming to America’ was a cultural phenomenon that is likely one of the most cherished and celebrated comedies of all time,” mentioned Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, in a press release.
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“We all know audiences all over the world will fall in love with this hilarious, joyful film that may absolutely change into a timeless favourite,” she added.
The premise of the movie, based on the press launch, follows former Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy), who is ready to change into King of Zamunda. Nevertheless, throughout this time, he discovers he has a son, Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler), whom he by no means knew about in America. Honoring his royal father’s (James Earl Jones) dying want to groom this son because the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Corridor) set off to America as soon as once more.
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James Earl Jones, Shari Headley and John Amos may even be reprising their roles alongside new additions like Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan and KiKi Layne.
The Related Press contributed to this report.