The long-awaited sequel to ‘A Prince in New York’ is hitting the Amazon Prime Video catalog soon – but it looks like the new story hasn’t captured the hearts of international critics.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the feature has only gotten 53% approval, scoring 5.70 / 10 based on 62 reviews to date. According to the general consensus, “decades after his predecessor joked about the fine line between love and nausea, ‘A Prince in New York 2’ reminds audiences that there is an equally fine line between a streak. and a rehearsal.
Check out the top reviews below:
“[O filme] some things are wrong, but many more are still correct ”- London Evening Standard.
“It doesn’t seem like the filmmakers wrote a new screenplay, they rewrote the old one” – New York Magazine / Vulture.
“Everything is here. But this Best Hits thing looks tired before Eddie Murphy’s eyes ”- Detroit News.
“In the end,“ A prince in New York 2 ”wins us over. It’s strange how these films create a very warm atmosphere ”- San Francisco Chronicle.
“I was uncomfortable when I looked [ao primeiro filme] at 15. I’m still uncomfortable now ”- Film Freak Central.
Recalling that the sequel has its premiere scheduled for March 5.
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In the new story, Akeem finds out he has a lost son in the United States and returns to find the new heir to the throne of the fictional kingdom of Zamunda.
The film is directed by Craig Brewer.
“After long years of waiting, I am delighted that ‘A Prince in New York 2’ is making official progress,” Murphy said in a statement. “We’ve assembled a great team, which will be led by Craig Brewer, who just did an amazing job on ‘My Name is Dolemite,’ and I can’t wait to bring all of these classic and beloved characters back to the movies.”
The cast also includes Arsenio Hall returning as Semmi and Shari Headley returning as Lisa McDowell, as well as Tracey Morgan (“ Cops in Trouble ”), Leslie Jones (“ Saturday Night Live ”, ‘Ghostbusters’), Kiki Layne (‘If Beale Street Could Talk’), Wesley Snipes, John Amos and James Earl Jones.
Arsenio Hall and Tracy Morgan star in COMING 2 AMERICA
Photo courtesy of Amazon StudiosEddie Murphy and Jermaine Fowler COMING 2 AMERICA
Photo courtesy of Amazon StudiosKiKi Layne & Eddie Murphy star in COMING 2 AMERICA
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