The sequel to “Going to New York, Prince of the Stars” (1988)Coming 2 America Going to New York 2Will be distributed on Amazon Prime Video from March 5, 2021 (Friday) in more than 240 countries and regions including Japan.In this article, I would like to introduce an official interview with Craig Brewer, who directed the long-awaited sequel that was realized after more than 30 years.。
The stage is Zamunda, a lush kingdom. The story of the newly crowned King Akeem and his best friend Semi, who set out on a whole new and hilarious adventure from Africa to the Queens of New York. Former King Joffy Jafa (James Earl Jones), Queen Lisa (Shari Headley), Cleo McDowell (John Amos), Maurice (Louis Anderson), and the familiar barbers who appeared in the previous work The original cast of “Going to New York, Prince of the Stars” such as clerk is gathered.
Craig Brewer is also known for writing the script for The Legend of Tarzan (2016) and directing Eddie Murphy’s Dolemite Is My Name (2019). In this interview, the director talked about his feelings when he was selected for the sequel, his commitment and cherishing in making the sequel, the cast with many NGs, and his motivation for further sequels.
──Please tell us how you felt when you decided to make this work.
Eddie has wanted to make a sequel for years. When I was working with Eddie on Rudy Ray Moore, I was asked to direct the sequel to Coming 2 America. I was so happy that I almost fainted, but after that I felt very excited. I thought I could make a really fun work.
── In this sequel, the children of Akeem and Lisa, General Izzy (Wesley Snipes), and Akeem’s son and his family will appear for the first time, but the points and important points that were particular about the appearance of new characters Have you ever done it?