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Vanessa Bell Calloway Reveals Colorism In ‘Coming To America’ Casting

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 2021-02-16
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The highly anticipated Coming to America sequel, called Coming 2 America, drops on Amazon Prime on March 5. The original was released in 1989 and was an instant classic. Vanessa Bell Calloway, who portrayed Imani, the woman Eddie Murphy’s character was supposed to marry, says she originally auditioned for the lead but was cast in the smaller role due to colorism.

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