‘Coming 2 America’ trailer released

The first trailer for “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America,” has been released.

The movie picks up 30 years after Prince Akeem, played by Murphy, left the fictional country of Zamunda for a final adventure in America before embarking on an arranged marriage.

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Instead of marrying the woman picked by his parents to be his wife and future queen, Akeem fell in love with Lisa McDowell, played by Shari Headley.

Murphy and Headley reprise their roles, along with Arsenio Hall (Semmi), Paul Bates (Oha), John Amos (Cleo McDowell) and James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer), Entertainment Weekly reported.

Garcelle Beauvais and Vanessa Bell Calloway return, Essence reported.

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”Coming 2 America” begins with Prince Akeem getting ready to assume the crown when he learns that he has a son played by Jermaine Fowler. Fowler joins the cast along with Leslie Jones, KiKi Layne, Tracy Morgan, Rick Ross and Wesley Snipes, Entertainment Weekly reported.

Click here to view the trailer, or watch it below.

Coming 2 America” will be released on Amazon Prime Video on March 5.

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