Coming 2 America is an upcoming American romantic 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 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 by Paramount Pictures.
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
- Arsenio Hall as Semmi
- Jermaine Fowler as Lavelle
- Leslie Jones
- Shari Headley as Lisa McDowell
- John Amos as Cleo McDowell
- Tracy Morgan
- Wesley Snipes as General Eazie
- James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer
- Paul Bates as Oha
- Louie Anderson as Maurice
- Vanessa Bell Calloway as Imani Izzi
- Rick Ross
- Nomzamo Mbatha
- Garcelle Beauvais as Rose bearer
- KiKi Layne as Meeka
- Teyana Taylor
- Michael Blackson