The Coming 2 America Cast Then And Now

In 1988, at the height of Eddie Murphy’s movie career, the comedian released Coming to America, in which he played Prince Akeem Joffer from the African nation Zamunda. 

The movie followed Prince Akeem on his journey to America in search of a wife. The film was a massive success, bringing in more than $288 million at the box office against a budget of $36 million. 

Now, 33 years after the original movie’s release, the long-awaited sequel Coming 2 America is streaming on Amazon Prime. In honor of the movie’s release here is a look at the Coming 2 America cast, in 1988 and 2021.

Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem and King Akeem

Arsenio Hall as Semmi

Eddie Murphy as Randy Watson

Arsenio Hall as Morris

Eddie Murphy as Clarence

Arsenio Hall as Reverend Brown

Eddie Murphy as Saul

James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Joffer

Shari Headley as Queen Lisa

Paul Bates as Oha

John Amos as Cleo McDowell

Louie Anderson as Maurice

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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