Coming 2 America is an upcoming American comedy film. It will serve as a sequel to Coming to America (1988). The film will be directed by Craig Brewer, from a screenplay by David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein, and Kenya Barris, based on characters created by Eddie Murphy.
The film stars Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, and James Earl Jones. The film is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2020, in the United States.
Set after the events of the first film, former Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street-savvy Queens native named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler). Honoring his royal father’s (James Earl Jones) dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) set off to America once again.
* [[Eddie Murphy]] as Prince Akeem Joffer, the prince of [[List of fictional African countries#Z|Zamunda]]
** Murphy also plays Randy Watson, a soul singer with the fictional band Sexual Chocolate.
* [[Arsenio Hall]] as Semmi, Akeem’s friend and aide.
* [[Jermaine Fowler]] as Lavelle, Akeem’s son.
* [[Leslie Jones (comedian)|Leslie Jones]] as Lavelle’s mother.
* [[Shari Headley]] as Lisa McDowell, Akeem’s wife whom he fell in love with during his first trip to America.
* [[John Amos]] as Cleo McDowell, Akeem’s employer, and Lisa’s father; owner-operator of McDowell’s, a fast-food burger restaurant flirting with trademark infringement against [[McDonald’s]].
* [[Tracy Morgan]]
* [[Wesley Snipes]] as General Eazie
* [[James Earl Jones]] as King Jaffe Joffer, Akeem’s ailing father and King of Zamunda.
* Paul Bates as Oha, a royal servant
* [[Louie Anderson]] as Maurice, a mid-level employee at McDowell’s.
* [[Vanessa Bell Calloway]] as Imani Izzi
* [[Rick Ross]] as Himself
* [[Nomzamo Mbatha]]
* [[Garcelle Beauvais]] as Rose bearer
* [[Morgan Freeman]]
* Bella Murphy as Akeem’s daughter<ref name=”AHH” />
* [[KiKi Layne]] as Meeka
* [[Rotimi (actor)|Rotimi]]
* [[Teyana Taylor]]
* [[Michael Blackson]]