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  • 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.
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