Get ready to see Eddie Murphy’s Son in the new Coming2America traler. We have all seen the original trailer for ‘Coming2America’ and if you haven’t you are probably living under a rock.
It’s a shame we are expecting a whole new movie on Africa without any African actors of the likes of Lupita, Idris Elba, John Boyega, or more.
Expect Awkward African Accents In Coming2America
But at least we get some short cameo appearances by Michael Blackson and a role by South African actress Nomzamo Mbatha.
And as far as Michael Blackson is concerned, his role is not even important enough for them to include in credits across the board nor even be seen in the trailers.
Pray For Better African Accents
It seems we are set to expect a lot of irregular African accents, hopefully (and we mean that dearly) the comedy will outweigh it.
If not we will simply be watching somewhat of a mockery or some sort of African culture that nobody here lives.
Eddie Murphy’s Son Played By Leslie Jones
For those that saw the original trailer, the were no visuals of Eddie Murphy’s Prince Akeem’s son. It was simply nothing but a task he was set out to go and find that left us in suspense.
Well, a 2nd trailer is out and the story is more clear. Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) allegedly had some kind of sexual relationship with a lady in America before finally bonding with his wife with whom he had a son, played by Leslie Jones.
New Trailer Unveals More Of The Story
His task was to go and meet that lady and bring her and his son to Africa. Watch the new trailer below.
Synopsis: Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi(Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.
Directed by Craig Brewer
Screenplay by Kenya Barris and Barry W. Blaustein & David Sheffield
Story by Barry W. Blaustein & David Sheffield and Justin Kanew
Based on characters created by Eddie Murphy
Produced by Kevin Misher and Eddie Murphy
Costumes by Ruth E. Carter
Executive Produced by Brian Oliver, Bradley Fischer, Valerii An, Kenya Barris, Charisse Hewitt-Webster, Michele Imperato Stabile and Andy Berman
Starring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, with Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones. Also starring John Amos, Teyana Taylor, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Paul Bates, Nomzamo Mbatha, Bella Murphy
UPCOMING TOP EVENTS!
Hub of Africa Addis Fashion Week will highlight the growing talent of African designers and brands to the international market. It is committed to being a part of the growth of the industry in Ethiopia and the region by making Addis the HUB, encouraging designers, making links between buyers, manufacturers, and international media.
It will bring local and regional key industry individuals with seasoned international industry figures to discuss and share ideas and experiences on how to grow and develop the fashion and garment industry to compete in the global market.
FashionGHANA Honors & Awards are also known as #FGHA began in 2018 as a fixated awarding process in between Accra Fashion Week runway shows. The award was heavily appreciated in 2019 is had a whole day dedicated to the awards night during Accra Fashion Week. After skipping a year during the pandemic in 2020, the event returned in 2021 holding the biggest fashion awards during the year.
This edition will explore the frontiers where the growth of the sustainability movement in Africa is stunted, and entice more eco-friendly brands to shift their focus to the growing African population. Will feature spectacular collections and creative designs from different designers from Ghana and beyond who will light up the runway.
Will be the biggest combined dish of thrilling music and exciting fashion with this new opportunity that will be given to young aspiring designers.
Will feature an ALL STAR cast of crowd-pulling models, prominent politicians from the major parties (to exhibit national cohesion), and professional models.
Ghana’s leading fashion event Accra Fashion Week is scheduled for 7-11 December 2022 following their 5th-year celebration last year in 2021. Accra Fashion Week is a platform for African designers that can be compared to fashion weeks across the major capitals. It aims to fill the void which sees tremendous creativity and culture across the continent with the absence of an operating fashion infrastructure.
The epic event took place at Ghana Dubai in Accra, and saw models march down the steps from the Kwame Nkrumah Monument whilst being followed by a spotlight, before circulating the central fountains. Memories of the exciting night still give chills as guests revisit the experience on youtube.
However, rest assured that 2022 is going to be even more exciting with greater performances and an upgraded designer collection. FashionGHANA.com is sure to bring you the exclusives we did on www.FashionGHANA.com/TV. All last year’s shows are available to watch on youtube. Designer’s registration is ongoing on the AccraFashionWeek.org website.
DIRECTION COLLECTION: OUT NOW!
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