The movie was acquired by Amazon Studios from Paramount in October and was expected to be released on December 18, 2020. In a recent statement, it was announced that the release has been pushed to March 2021, when the film will be made available for streaming in more than 240 countries and territories.
Coming to America Is Regarded as One of the Best Comedies of All Time
Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, recently told that – “Coming to America was a cultural phenomenon that is one of the most loved and celebrated comedies of all time”. The filmmakers and studio executives expect the sequel to match the success of its predecessor due to Eddie Murphy’s comedic genius, the movie’s talented cast, and the story’s joyful and hilarious character.
Accompany King Joffer on His Return to America to Meet His Son
Coming 2 America continues the tale of Prince Akeem Joffer, who at the end of the first movie becomes the new King of the fictional country of Zamunda. The sequel is centered around the discovery of the king’s long-lost son who resides in the United States. This forces Joffer to return to America in order to meet his child, the unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda.
Viewers from all over the world were disappointed by the film’s delayed release as they were excited about King Akeem Joffer and Semmi’s newest adventure. However, they won’t have to wait that long since the movie will be released by Amazon Studios on March 5, 2021.