James Earl Jones will be reprising his role as King Jaffe Joffer. Producers are seeking the following types: Stranger Things is now casting speaking roles, background acting roles, and other acting jobs - Here's how to apply! By clicking Sign Up, you agree to our Akeem learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet the unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda. It earned $128 million in 1988 and was the third biggest movie of the year. Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) return to America to honor the king’s dying wish to groom this son as the crowned prince. “Coming to America 2”, which has come together rather quickly (especially in comparison to those other films above), is officially a go at Paramount, with the studio announcing they’ve hired “Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer to transport Prince Akeem back from Zamunda. It is the second installment in the Coming to Americafilm series, and … The sequel was originally intended for the big screen, but because of the pandemic, Paramount has worked out a deal with Amazon Studios for the movie to be available via streaming, reports Empire Online. Editorial : Paramount may have 2020 sewn up! “Coming 2 America: The Quest ” to is now casting in Atlanta, Georgia. Clearly, that did not happen. “We’ve assembled a great team that will be led by Craig Brewer, who just did an amazing job on Dolemite, and I’m looking forward to bringing all these classic and beloved characters back to the big screen.”. A surprise addition to Coming to America 2 cast! After casting for 25 years, she has countless stories. “After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to America 2 is officially moving forward”, Murphy said in a statement. As Project Casting previously reported, the upcoming sequel will be released on August 7, 2020. News Anchor Fired For Role in Netflix’s Adam Sandler ‘Hubie Halloween’... ‘WALKER’ Casting Calls & Acting Auditions (UPDATE) | CW Auditions. Emmy winner Louie Anderson reprise his role as Maurice. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. NO gel nails, natural nails only. Start and get hired today! In the original feature film, Akeem, a prince of fictional Zumunda, Africa, came to the United States to learn how to be an American while seeking love who will love him for him and not for his wealth and money. Coming to America actor turns down sequel. About ‘Coming 2 America: The Quest’: As Project Casting previously reported, the upcoming sequel will be released on August 7, 2020. A big encyclopedia of your favorite celebrities! Leah Daniels Butler is the casting director behind Eddie Murphy’s “Coming 2 America” feature film. If we collectively as a group say we want to see more diversity, then Hollywood has no choice to but to fall in line, and to some degree, it is happening.”. Leah is known for her work on popular shows such as “Empire”, and critically acclaimed movies including Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” and “Precious”. Jonathan Levine, of “Warm Bodies” fame, had originally been attached to the project. Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Season 3 Casting Call for NYC Chefs, Tom Holland’s “Chaos Walking” is Now Filming in Atlanta, Online Commercial Casting Call for Families in Toronto, ‘The Resident’ Acting Auditions and Casting Calls | Fox Casting Calls, Multiple Shows Atlanta Casting Call for Families, ‘Stranger Things’ Auditions, Casting Calls, and More (UPDATE), Disney+ TV Show Casting Search for Speaking Roles, 27 TV Shows and Movies Filming in Georgia in October. Apparently many of the original characters from John Landis’s 1988 original will return as well, including Arsenio Hall as Akeem’s assistant Seemi, Shar Headley, whom Akeem found in New York, John Amos, who played her father, and James Earl Jones, who depicted Akeem’s father the king. A sequel to the 1988 comedy 'Coming to America'. 2 Cast, Actors, Producer, Director, Roles, Salary. In the follow-up, we see Akeem is being groomed to become the … A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil. Coming to America (1988) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Recently, Craig Brewer worked with Eddie Murphy on the new Netflix movie “Dolemite Is My Name”. The rapper is onboard for the comedy sequel. The sequel to Coming to America continues to add a number of incredible entertainers to their already star-studded cast lineup — and we are working hard to keep up! But now I can’t imagine anyone else playing his role.”, Leah argues diversity should be reflected not only on the screen also behind the camera.