The sequel will be set within the royal country of Zamunda, where newly-crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) in addition to also his best friend, Semmi (Arsenio Hall) return to after living in Queens, brand new York.
Many original cast will also return, including King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones), Queen Lisa (Shari Headley), Cleo McDowell (John Amos), Maurice (Louie Anderson) in addition to also the barbershop crew.
brand new characters will be played by Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha in addition to also Teyana Taylor.
“Coming to America was a cultural phenomenon which will be one of the most loved in addition to also celebrated comedies of all time,” Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said in a statement. “Thanks to Eddie Murphy’s comedic genius along with the brilliant filmmakers, writers in addition to also fabulous cast, we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate which brand new adventure. We know audiences around the globe will fall in love with which hilarious, joyful movie which will surely become a timeless favorite.”
Paramount Pictures closed the deal with Amazon bypassing a theatrical Discharge because of Covid-19.