Amazon donated the Super Bowl audience with a new trailer in front Comes 2 America. Eddie Murphy and his team are back to take Zamunda to the rest of the world. Just don’t call it Wakanda by accident. Murphy again plays multiple characters, just like he did in the iconic original film, introducing a brand new generation to Akeem and Semmi. 2021 is the perfect time for the highly anticipated sequel, and thankfully, we won’t have to wait too long to see it.
Set in the lush and royal land of Zamunda, the newly crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidant Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure as they traverse the world from their great African nation to the Township. from Queens, New York – where it all started. Original cast favorites from Coming to America return with, among others, King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones), Queen Lisa (Shari Headley), Cleo McDowell (John Amos), Maurice (Louie Anderson) and the hooded hair team.
Besides Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, Comes 2 America also stars Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha and Teyana Taylor. Snipes has advised viewers to wear diapers while watching the movie because of how funny it is. Whether or not someone will follow those directions is unclear at the moment, but it sounds like Murphy has another comedy hit on his hands thanks to the ensemble’s cast.
Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios says: “Coming to America was a cultural phenomenon that is one of the most loved and celebrated comedies of all time. She thanked Eddie Murphy for his ‘comic genius’, before thanking the rest of the crew who helped to Comes 2 America a reality. Salke continued, “We know audiences around the world will fall in love with this hilarious, upbeat movie that is sure to become a timeless favorite.” The sequel’s producer, Kevin Misher, had this to say about the Amazon Studios partnership.
“What could be better than a return to Zamunda? We are so excited that Amazon Studios and Eddie Murphy Comes 2 America for a global audience where they can laugh again at characters they’ve loved for 30 years and meet new ones they’ll love for years to come. “
Comes 2 America is directed by Craig Brewer, of Paramount Pictures in association with New Republic Pictures, and produced by Eddie Murphy Productions and Misher Films. The screenplay was written by Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein and David Sheffield, with a story by Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield and Justin Kanew, based on characters created by Eddie Murphy. Producers are Kevin Misher and Eddie Murphy, executive producers are Brian Oliver, Bradley Fischer, Valerii An, Kenya Barris, Charisse Hewitt-Webster, Michele Imperato Stabile and Andy Berman. You can use the Super Bowl trailer for Comes 2 America above, thanks to the Amazon Prime Video YouTube channel.
Topics: Coming to America 2, Super Bowl