Coming 2 America Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, March 5, 2021 PrimeVideo

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


You People, Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley  

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Dandelion  

The Star, The Boxtrolls  

Sing, 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

Conan the Barbarian, The Lion King  

... Maurice

Cook Out!, Heft  

A Thousand and One, Entergalactic (Series)  

Devil You Know, Cheaper by the Dozen 2  

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 PrimeVideo 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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