• [NEWS] "Coming 2 America" TV advert (comedy)

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    From ComingSoon.net ...

    Coming 2 America Superbowl Spot teases March premiere
    Amazon Prime Video has released the Superbowl TV spot for the
    long-awaited comedy sequel Coming 2 America, featuring some
    new footage as Eddie Murphy's Akeem tries to bring his family
    together while ensuring the legacy of Zamunda. The film will
    be available for streaming on Friday, March 5. Check out the
    new video in the player below!

    TV Advert: (46secs)

    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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