Wesley Snipes Auditioned for Coming to America

After more than 30 years, Coming 2 America is bringing back Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall to reprise their royal roles from the original comedy Coming to America. Joining them will be Wesley Snipes as a new character, a military man named General Izzi who will undoubtedly stir up trouble for the fictional African nation of Zamunda. Funnily enough, Snipes could have been part of the original Coming to America cast, but he ended up losing the role in question to someone else. Read More »

Coming 2 America Trailer

Eddie Murphy reprises one of his most iconic roles in Coming 2 America, the sequel to the 1988 hit Coming to America. Murphy is prince-turned-king Akeem of the African nation of Zamunda, who once again has to head to New York City. Original Coming to America cast members Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, and Louie Anderson are back along with Murphy as well. Watch the Coming 2 America trailer below.

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Coming 2 America Poster

After Amazon brought us Borat Subsequent Moviefilm earlier this year, they’re reaching back a few decades to bring us another anticipated comedy sequel in 2021.

Coming 2 America is the follow-up to the hit 1988 comedy starring Eddie Murphy as the young African Prince Akeem who comes to America to find a queen whom he truly loves. A few decades later, Akeem must return to the United States when he learns that he’s the father to a son in Queens, New York, and the first Coming 2 America poster teases his arrival. Read More »

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Coming 2 America has officially found a new home. Following rumblings last month, Amazon Studios has acquired the worldwide rights for the sequel to Eddie Murphy’s classic comedy Coming to America from Paramount Pictures. A release date has been set for March 2021 on Amazon Prime Video.

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coming 2 america tracy morgan

Coming 2 America has a stacked cast of comedians that will all likely be vying for screen time with star Eddie Murphy in the long-awaited sequel to the 1988 comedy classic. But Tracy Morgan may sneak in with a fair amount, because he’s family — or at least, he’s playing family to the long-lost son of Murphy’s Prince Akeem. Morgan revealed more details about his Coming 2 America role as Reem, the uncle of Prince Akeem’s long-lost son via one-night stand.

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Wesley Snipes Confirms Coming 2 America Plot Details

Coming 2 America has already been filming for a couple weeks, but Eddie Murphy and Wesley Snipes took a break from production for the world premiere of the upcoming Netflix comedy Dolemite Is My Name. During quick red carpet appearances, the two briefly discussed working on the movie, but it was Wesley Snipes who offered up intriguing details about his character and the film’s story. Find out what he revealed about the Coming 2 America plot below. Read More »

Bill and Ted Face the Music

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • See a familiar substance on the set of Ghostbusters 2020
  • Get a heartwarming new look at Bill & Ted Face the Music
  • Check out an expansion of Jurassic World in LEGO form
  • Find out who else has joined Coming 2 America

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Tracy Morgan Joins Coming 2 America Cast

The cast of the comedy sequel Coming 2 America is already packed to the gills. Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are again starring in the movie that takes them out of the fictional African nation of Zamunda and back to Queens, New York. Not only are several cast members from the original movie joining them, but there’s are plenty of new names joining the roster, and one more has just been added. Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock cast member Tracy Morgan has landed a key role in the Coming 2 America cast. Read More »

Coming 2 America Cast

The cast of the comedy sequel Coming 2 America has brought back a lot of key players from the original Paramount Pictures hit from 1988. Plus, plenty of new faces have been added to the roster of talent alongside returning stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall. But one key member from the original film had not yet return, and thankfully, that has changed.

Shari Headley, who played Prince Akeem’s love interest Lisa McDowell, is officially part of the Coming 2 America cast. However, based on the details we know about the film’s plot, we’re wondering what her overall role in the movie will be. Read More »

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Wesley Snipes joined the cast of the comedy sequel Coming 2 America earlier this week. Now it seems the full supporting cast has been revealed thanks to several different reports. They not only reveal new and returning cast members, but also give us some plot details about the movie starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall. Read More »