A new poster for "Coming 2 America" finally revealed the full cast list and Amazon Prime Video release date of the sequel.
"Coming 2 America" is one of the movies that was supposed to debut on the big screen. However, it faced postponements due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Like many other films, it opted to be released on a streaming site, as well.
Nearly a month before its arrival, Amazon dropped another teaser material for the upcoming sequel.
In the new "Coming 2 America" poster, old and new faces can be seen that completed the film's cast--teasing an exciting flick to look forward to.
"Coming 2 America" Cast
Eddie Murphy is no longer alone in an ad, as Amazon's new poster flaunted its entire cast.
Murphy is set to reprise his role as Akeem Joffer. Joining him in the sequel are Arsenio Hall (Semmi), Shari Headley (Lisa), John Amos (Cleo McDowell), Louie Anderson (Maurice), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Imani Izzi), Paul Bates (Oha, the royal servant) and James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer).
Murphy and Hall will also show some of their multiple roles in the original movie, including the barbershop group and Randy Watson, a Sexual Chocolate singer.
The new sequel on Amazon Prime Video will also see the performances of Jermaine Fowler (Akeem's son, Lavelle), Leslie Jones (Lavelle's mother), Tracy Morgan (Lavelle's uncle), KiKi Layne (Princess Meeka), Wesley Snipes (General Izzi), Rick Ross and Teyana Taylor.
Meanwhile, "Coming 2 America" became possible with the help of the team working behind the camera.
Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein and David Sheffield worked on the screenplay, while Justin Kanew contributed to the story.
Aside from Murphy, Kevin Misher also serves as the producer of the flick.
The executive producers are Andy Berman, Charisse Hewitt-Webster, Kenya Barris, Valerii An, Brian Oliver, Bradley Fischer and Michele Imperato Stabile.
Ruth E. Carter made the spot-on costumes.
"Coming 2 America" Release Date
After facing cancellations, the sequel is now scheduled for a global release on Amazon Prime Video on March 5, 2021.
The story of the upcoming flick has been set three decades after "Coming to America," when Akeem became the new king of Zamunda.
The sequel will also focus on Akeem's long-lost son living in New York and how the crowned king will go back to the US to find his young son.