Coming 2 America Movie

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Who's Involved:

Eddie Murphy, Leslie Jones, Wesley Snipes, Kevin Misher, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Tracy Morgan, James Earl Jones, Craig Brewer, Brian Oliver, Kenya Barris, John Amos, Barry Blaustein, KiKi Layne, David Sheffield, Bradley Fischer, Louie Anderson, Teyana Taylor, Valerii An, Andy Berman, Charisse Hewitt-Webster, Nomzamo Mbatha, Shari Headley, Michele Imperato Stabile, Bella Murphy, Paul Bates

Release Date:

Friday, March 5, 2021 Prime Video

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi(Arsenio Hall) 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.

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Who stars in Coming 2 America: Cast List


Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F, Shrek 2 (re-release)  

Dandelion, Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers  

Tag, The Star  

Masterminds, Sing  

... Lisa McDowell


... Cleo McDowell

The Last Rifleman, Dr. Dolittle 3  

... General Izzi

Major League 4, The Expendables 3  

... Jaffe Joffer

The Lion King, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith  

... Maurice

Heft, Cook Out!  

A Thousand and One, The Book of Clarence  

Under the Boardwalk, Devil You Know  

Who's making Coming 2 America: Crew List

A look at the Coming 2 America behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Craig Brewer last directed Dolemite Is My Name and Footloose. The film's writer Barry Blaustein last wrote Peep World and Wouldn't It Be Nice.


Kevin Misher
Eddie Murphy

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Production: What we know about Coming 2 America?

Key Facts

  1. Amazon Studios has reportedly bought the film for $125 million and plans to release on PrimeVideo (Deadline, 10/13/2020).
  2. Sequel to the 1988 film Coming to America written by Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield

Filming Timeline

  1. 2020 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2019 - December: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2019 - January: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  4. 2017 - April: The film was set to Development  status.

Coming 2 America Release Date: When was the film released?

Coming 2 America was a Prime Video release in 2021 on Friday, March 5, 2021. There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Chaos Walking, Raya and the Last Dragon and Boogie.

Coming 2 America DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Coming 2 America was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 .

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