Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming 2 America’ Sold to Amazon Studios for $125 Million

The anticipated sequel to Eddie Murphy classic Coming To America is being sold by distributor Paramount Pictures to Amazon Studios, in a deal worth roughly $125 million. Titled Coming 2 America, the film will premiere on Amazon Prime on December 18. According to Variety, final details are being hammered out including “two complex consumer marketing tie-ins with McDonald’s and Crown Royal, which are expected to transfer over to Amazon Studios with the film.” As Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke was on the hunt for more commercial fare, Paramount had been exploring its options as…

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