Trivia for Coming 2 America
Showing all 5 items
- Jonathan Levine was originally attached to direct the film.
- The title of the movie, "Coming 2 America", is a play on the title of the first film, Coming to America (1988).
- Eddie Murphy said the sequel came about after attempts to turn the first film into a play fell through, followed by a pitch meeting he had with Ryan Coogler. Murphy said that although he didn't like Coogler's idea for a sequel, it got him thinking about developing his own storyline for a sequel.
- Wesley Snipes and Eddie Murphy previously appeared together in Dolemite Is My Name (2019), which was also directed by Craig Brewer.
- This sequel will arrive 32 years after the release of the original film.