When you tune in to Amazon Prime, you’ll find that Eddie Murphy’s long-awaited sequel, Coming 2 America, can already be streamed a full day before its Friday, March 5th release date.
Essentially, what happened here is that Coming 2 America was a global release on Prime, as an insider explained to me, so for the most part it dropped all over the place at once. I’ve been told the movie will be available as early as 5 p.m. PST.
A similar situation continued when Amazon dropped Borat Subsequent Movie Film in October. it dropped earlier in certain time zones well before its October 23 debut.
Coming 2 America, originally scheduled to be released by Paramount this Christmas, will also be released in select theaters through Amazon this weekend. Here in Los Angeles, the Vineland Drive-In plays the feature. In Atlanta, GA, the sequel takes place at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema and Starlight Drive-In. resourcingstrategies first reported that the Craig Brewer-directed sequel to the hit 1988 Murphy film was bought by the streamer for $ 125 million.