Cousins! The official premier of the highly anticipated film Coming 2 America is closer than we think; with recently released first look photos taking us behind the scenes and beyond to the kingdom of Zamunda !
In an exclusive interview with People magazine legendary actor James Earl Jones speaks on his excitement of the sequel, while revealing that to this day playing the role of King Jaffe Joffer is his favorite.
“Of the countless characters I’ve portrayed, King Jaffe Joffer remains one of the most enjoyable and iconic characters I’ve had the pleasure of playing.”
He continues, “With his regal and commanding presence as the ruler of Zamunda, I reveled at bringing his presence to life for Coming to America in 1988. And now, over 30 years later, I am honored to reprise my role once again in the sequel, Coming 2 America.”
“I feel it’s the perfect time for everyone to return to Zamunda!” he adds. “This powerful cast, both reuniting the original and welcoming the newcomers, represent the essence of Black Royalty. Working with Eddie Murphy has been an indelible experience and his dedication and passion for this project is truly inspiring. It means the world to me to be a part of this beloved franchise.”
As we previously reported Coming 2 America premieres on Amazon Prime on March 5, 2021.