• [NEWS] New "Coming 2 America" trailer (comedy)

    From Your Name@YourName@YourISP.com to rec.arts.movies.current-films on Thu Feb 4 08:32:15 2021
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    From ComingSoon.net ...

    New Coming 2 America Trailer: Akeem Chooses His Heir
    Amazon Prime Video has released a brand new Coming 2 America
    trailer for the long-awaited comedy sequel to 1988's Coming
    to America, giving us a closer look at the new characters
    including Akeem's daughters and long lost son as he tries to
    choose the rightful heir to the Zamunda throne. Starring
    Eddie Murphy, the film will be available for streaming on
    Friday, March 5. Check out the full trailer in the player

    Trailer: (2mins 31secs)

    Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, Coming 2
    America continues to follow newly-crowned King Akeem and his
    trusted confidante Semmi 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.

    The sequel will feature the return of original cast members 
    Eddie Murphy as Akeem, Arsenio Hall as Semmi, James Earl
    Jones as King Jaffe Joffer, Shari Headley as Queen Lisa, John
    Amos as Cleo McDowell and Louie Anderson as Maurice, and the
    motley barbershop crew. Joining this star-studded ensemble
    are Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine
    Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha, and
    Teyana Taylor.

    Coming 2 America is directed by Craig Brewer from a screenplay
    written by black-ish creator Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein,
    and David Sheffield, with story by Barry W. Blaustein, David
    Sheffield, and Justin Kanew, based on characters created by
    Eddie Murphy. It is a co-production by Paramount Pictures, New
    Republic Pictures, and Eddie Murphy Productions. The 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

    The original film was directed by John Landis in 1988 and
    starred Murphy as a wealthy African prince who comes to Queens,
    New York posing as a poor man to search for a bride. It became
    a box-office hit with a worldwide gross of more than
    $280 million.


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