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EDDIE'S MURPHY'S 'COMING TO AMERICA' IS ARRIVING ON 4K ULTRA HD!

Paramount Home Media Distribution will release on 4K Blu-ray John Landis' comedy COMING TO AMERICA (1988), starring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, and Madge Sinclair. The release will be available for purchase on December 1.


Synopsis: Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) is the prince of a wealthy African country and wants for nothing, except a wife who will love him in spite of his title. To escape an arranged marriage, Akeem flees to America accompanied by his persnickety sidekick, Semmi (Arsenio Hall), to find his queen. Disguised as a foreign student working in fast food, he romances Lisa (Shari Headley), but struggles with revealing his true identity to her and his marital intentions to his king father (James Earl Jones).


Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM, WITH HDR SUPERVISED BY JOHN LANDIS

  • Prince-ipal Photography: The Coming Together of America

  • Fit For Akeem: The Costumes of Coming to America

  • Character Building: The Many Faces of Rick Baker

  • Composing America: The Musical Talents of Nile Rodgers

  • A Vintage Sit-Down with Eddie & Arsenio

  • Theatrical Trailer

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About Paramount Home Entertainment 

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHE division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television, Paramount Players, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHE additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.  


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