Eddie Murphy's daughter Bella to debut in 'Coming 2 America'

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Feb 25, 2021, 01:36 PM(IST)

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In the 2021 sequel, Bella plays the role of Omma, who is calm, cool and, as she not"s, "royal, but not too stiffy". Omma is the type of person who analyses a situation before she reacts.
 

Eddie Murphy's upcoming film 'Coming 2 America' is special for more reasons than one. The film - which is a sequel of 1988 film by the same name, marks the big-screen debut of Bella, Eddie Murphy's 19-year-old daughter. Bella states that 1988 original shapes her humour while growing up.  

In 2021 sequel, Bella plays the role of Omma, who is calm, cool and, as she not"s, "royal, but not too stiffy". Omma is the type of person who analyses a situation before she reacts.

Bella saw the original film when she was just 11. "I remember it being really funny to watch. It shaped a lot of my humour, `oo. I`m really passionate about pursuing acting, so when my dad told me about this part, I was excited about auditioning and also, training for the role. It was fun to do it all wit" him," she said.

The newcomer portrays the middle daughter of Prince Akeem (played by Eddie Murphy) and Queen Lisa (played by Shari Headley) in the sequel.

The film is slated for a global premiere on March 5, on Amazon Prime Video.

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.

'Coming 2 America' also brings back James Earl Jones, John Amos, and Louie Anderson in familiar roles. Joining the cast are Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha and Teyana Taylor.

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