Back in the U-S-SA! On-Air Review of ‘Coming 2 America’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on March 4th, 2021, reviewing the new film “Coming 2 America,” streaming on Amazon Prime Video beginning March 5th, 2021.

He’s back! African Prince Akeem of Zamunda (Eddie Murphy) is about to be king, and worries that he doesn’t have a son … Zamunda requires a male heir, and he has three daughters. But when he finds out he actually has a son (Jermaine Fowler) back in America, after having had a brief fling with Mary (Leslie Jones) back in 1988, he goes back with sidekick Semmi (Arsenio Hall) to retrieve his son, to train him to be King.

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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “Coming 2 America” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, March 4th, 2021 …

Starting this week, Amazon delivery vehicles, trucks and one plane in eight key regions – including Chicago – will celebrate the Zamundan Royal Family’s return to America by displaying specialty wrapping featuring Prince Akeem. Prime Video is also partnering with local Black-owned restaurants to provide meals to those in need ahead of the global debut of “Coming 2 America.”

“Coming 2 America” will stream on Amazon Prime Video beginning March 5th. Featuring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones and Tracy Morgan. Screenplay by Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein and David Sheffield. Directed by Craig Brewer. Rated “PG-13” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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