Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Corridor will return for comedy sequel Coming 2 America (Image: REX)
Eddie Murphy’s extremely anticipated comedy sequel Coming 2 America will launch on Amazon Prime Video in 2021.
Amazon Studios has bagged the worldwide rights from Paramount Footage, which means the Craig Brewer directed movie will probably be seen world wide in over 240 nations when it arrives on March 5, 2021.
Set in Zamunda, it sees newly-crowned King Akeem, performed by Eddie, and his proper hand man Semmi (Arsenio Corridor) embark on a brand new journey as they return to Queens, New York, the place all of it started within the 1988 authentic film.
Authentic stars James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, Cleo McDowell and Louise Anderson additionally star, and they are going to be joined by a number of newcomers together with Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones and Teyana Taylor.
Coming To America, directed by John Landis, adopted Prince Akeem in Queens as he tried to discover a spouse.
Eddie performed 4 characters: Prince Akeem, Clarence, Randy Watson and Saul.
The sequel follows a newly-crowned King Akeem as he returns to Queens, New York (Image: REX)
The transfer comes after the success of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat sequel Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Supply of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Profit As soon as Superb Nation of Kazakhstan.
Amazon revealed it apparently drew in huge viewing figures, though when requested by Selection, a spokesperson refused to disclose the particular numbers.
Borat 2 did the numbers for Amazon Studios (Image: Amazon Studios)
They did, nonetheless, reveal that ‘tens of tens of millions’ of viewers watched Borat 2 whereas stating that knowledge offered by TV analytics firm Samba TV, suggesting the film’s estimated viewership within the US reached 1.6million households, was incorrect.
Going by Samba TV’s knowledge, Borat’s 1.6million US households would have crushed the likes of Disney film Mulan which was watched by 1.12million households on its launch on Disney Plus.
This undoubtedly bodes effectively for Eddie subsequent yr…
Coming 2 America is out March 5, 2021 on Amazon Prime.