Coming 2 America Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, March 5, 2021 (PrimeVideo)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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


"Shrek 5" , "Shrek Forever After"  

"The Old Guard" , "If Beale Street Could Talk"  

"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" , "Cop Out"  

"The Angry Birds Movie 2" , "Ghostbusters"  

... Lisa McDowell


... Cleo McDowell

"Bad Asses on the Bayou" , "3/5 of a Man"  

... General Izzi

"Major League 4" , "Cut Throat City"  

... Jaffe Joffer

"The Lion King" , "Gimme Shelter"  

... Maurice

"Cook Out!" , "Heft"  

"The After Party"  

"Cheaper by the Dozen 2" , "Cheaper by the Dozen"  

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

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

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

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