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

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 2021-03-05
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The highly anticipated Coming to America sequel, called Coming 2 America, drops on Amazon Prime Friday. The original movie wasn an instant classic when it was released in 1989. 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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