Eddie Murphy's highly anticipated 'Coming To America' sequel has now been slated for a non-theatre December 18 release.

According to an exclusive report by Variety, the former Paramount Pictures movie will begin streaming on Amazon Prime following Amazon Studios' latest $125 million acquisition.

The deal between Paramount and Amazon comes in the wake of the continued closure of theatres due to the Covid-19 pandemic and other anticipated productions still pushing back theatrical release dates.

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Directed by Craig Brewer, the sequel will focus on prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) returning to America where he discovers he has a long-lost son. The first 'Coming To America', followed the story of Akeem, a charming African prince who travels to America to get away from an arranged marriage. The classic grossed about $300 million in box-office.