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Coming 2 America will lastly present followers with the long-hoped-for return of Eddie Murphy’s Prince Akeem, together with many different fan-favorite characters from the unique movie. In fact, Craig Brewer’s extremely anticipated sequel will even introduce quite a lot of new characters, one in every of which will likely be performed by the one and solely Wesley Snipes. The actor, who beforehand labored with Murphy and Brewer on Dolemite Is My Identify, hasn’t stated an excessive amount of about his function up thus far, however he’s now opening up about what we will count on from him within the Coming To America sequel:
I’m the large brother [of Vanessa Bell Calloway’s Imani Izzi]. I’m additionally the one that’s ensuring that every little thing in the entire area is below management. My title is Normal Izzi. We will make it exhausting or we will do it straightforward. It’s as much as you.
Wesley Snipes’ current feedback to ET ought to be excited for longtime followers. Within the unique Coming to America, Imani Izzi was to marry Akeem earlier than the prince traveled to New York and located his true bride in Lisa McDowell. The siblings’ father, Colonel Izzi, additionally appeared within the first movie, by which he was performed by the late Calvin Lockhart.
Primarily based on the interview, Snipes appears to be teasing that Normal Izzi is a little bit of a tricky man. Between this and Imani being handed over as Akeem’s bride, the connection between the royal and the navy man could possibly be a bit awkward. Their mutual devotion to Zamunda, nonetheless, might create some widespread floor between them, if that’s certainly the case.
One factor Dolemite Is My Identify proved is that Eddie Murphy and Wesley Snipes have nice chemistry, and Craig Brewer knew simply the right way to mine comedic gold from the 2. The 2 seemingly had no drawback getting again into the swing of issues for this new challenge.
Coming 2 America will take viewers again to the African nation of Zamunda the place Prince Akeem is to be named king. Nonetheless, Akeem is thrown for a loop when he learns he has a son in America. With this, his dying father duties him with discovering his son and grooming him to be the following crown prince.
Along with Wesley Snipes’ Colonel Izzi, the movie will even embrace new characters performed by massive names like Leslie Jones and Tracy Morgan. Morgan was significantly excited to staff up together with his idol, Eddie Murphy, for a big-screen challenge.
There’s quite a bit to be enthusiastic about in the case of Coming 2 America, and Eddie Murphy is already teasing that it’ll surpass fan expectations. Some could also be a little bit nervous about the way it will stack up in opposition to the unique however, based mostly on their work in Dolemite, Murphy, Snipes and Brewer have the potential to ship a greater than worthy follow-up.
Coming 2 America is at present slated to open in theaters on December 18, although there’s an opportunity it could possibly be heading to a streaming service.