Coming 2 America as promised, has been released today, March 5, 2021
Coming to America was first released in 1988. It is a romantic comedy film which evolved around the story of the prince of Zumunda. He wanted to find love after his parents planned to arrange a bride for him and he moved to New York to find a woman who loved him for who he is and not because of his status. Coming to America was a global hit because of how extremely relatable the story was. On January 11, 2019, it was announced that the sequel of the movie- Coming 2 America was already in production.
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When his father dies, Prince Akeem of Zamunda, Africa becomes king. Akeem has three daughters but no sons to inherit his throne upon his eventual death. Because of this, his life and the throne are in danger of being taken by General Izzi. Akeem learns he has a son in Queens, New York from a one night stand he had years ago while living there. He and his confidant, Semmi go to Queens and meet his son, Lavelle. They bring him back to Zamunda along with his mother, Mary. Once there they introduce him to Akeem’s family and the rest of the court. They begin to groom him into a prince and heir to the throne
Actor Eddie Murphy would reprise his role as the prince of Zumunda and Nigerian-American singer Davido also starred in the movie. The film was scheduled to be theatrically released on December 2020, but due to the covid-19 pandemic, Amazon studios brought the distribution rights and released it digitally today where it will only be streamed.
You can stream Coming to America on Amazon Prime Video. If you don’t have an account with Amazon Prime video, you can still watch for free and start a 30 day free trial.
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