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Tracy Morgan Joins Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming 2 America’

Tracy Morgan will join the cast of Paramount’s “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to Eddie Murphy’s 1988 cult comedy.Directed by John Landis, “Coming to America” followed Akeem (Murphy), the spoiled prince of a fictional African nation who protests against an arranged marriage set by his father, King Jaffe Joffer (James Earl Jones). Traveling to America, […]

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Jermaine Fowler to Co-Star With Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming 2 America’ (Exclusive)

Jermaine Fowler is set to play one of the leads opposite Eddie Murphy in Paramount’s sequel “Coming 2 America,” sources tell Variety.“Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer is on board to direct the pic with the studio planning an August 7, 2020 release.Plot details of “Coming 2 America” are unknown, as are the details of […]

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Max Landis Accused Of Sexual Assault, Physical Abuse, & More By Numerous Women In New Report

Max Landis seemingly had his career laid out in front of him at a very young age. The son of director John Landis, best known for films like “Animal House,” “The Blues Brothers,” “Coming to America,” and “An American Werewolf in London,” Max was able to turn one of his first scripts into a major […]

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Kevin Hart to Produce, Likely Star in ‘Scrooged’ Remake as Paramount Mines Its ’80s Catalogue

Are you paying attention to what’s going on over at Paramount Pictures these days? It feels like it’s the 1980s all over again on that lot. We’ve got a Tom Cruise-led Top Gun sequel coming in for a landing next summer, while Eddie Murphy is prepping to shoot a Coming to America sequel. Speaking of […]

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Chris Evans’ ‘Infinite’ Gets 2020 Summer Release Date

Paramount has dated Chris Evans’ past-lives drama “Infinite” for Aug. 7, 2020.The studio has also moved Eddie Murphy’s “Coming to America” sequel off that date and back four months to Dec. 18, 2020. That holiday date had been occupied by James Cameron’s “Avatar 2,” but Disney announced on Tuesday that the sequel was moving back […]

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We’re Headed Back to Zamunda! Coming to America’s Sequel Finds a Director

It’s been 31 years since we’ve visited Zamunda, and it’s about time we went back!The long-awaited sequel to the 1988 romantic comedy Coming to America has taken a step closer to becoming an official reality. Paramount Pictures has tapped Craig Brewer, the director of Hustle & Flow and the Footloose remake, to lead the project. […]

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Film News Roundup: Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming to America 2’ Draws Craig Brewer to Direct

In today’s film news roundup, “Coming to America 2” gets a director, Quincy Jones and James Blum get an honor and production begins on the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-Will Ferrell’s comedy-drama “Downhill.”Director AttachedParamount Pictures has hired “Hustle & Flow” helmer Craig Brewer to direct its sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America.” Murphy is […]

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Movie Talk: ‘Black Panther’ Beats ‘Titanic’ at the Box Office

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Markeia McCarty, and Jon Schnepp discuss the following: Daniel Craig tells the Associated Press that Bond 25 will be his next project with Danny Boyle reportedly directing the film. Deadline reports that Fox’s Ford vs. Ferrari from James Mangold, the Coming to America sequel and Antoine […]

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‘Ford Vs. Ferrari’, ‘Coming To America’ Sequel, ‘Scarface’ And ‘Deadwood’ Movie Among New State Tax Credit Recipients

20th Century Fox’s Ford vs. Ferrari directed by James Mangold, the Eddie Murphy-starring sequel to Coming to America and Antoine Fuqua’s reimagining of Scarface are among the big-budget feature films to score allocations in the latest California Film and Television tax credit drawings. Jordan Peele’s new film and HBO’s Deadwood movie also scored conditional funding […]

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