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Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America is certain to be a household affair. The sequel to 1988’s Coming to America follows Murphy’s character, Prince Akeem, as he discovers he has a long-lost son, however it additionally options his real-life daughter, Bella, whom he shares with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy. Not solely does the position mark her characteristic movie debut, however the 19-year-old really performs one in all Prince Akeem and Lisa McDowell’s three daughters, Omma.
Nonetheless, simply because Bella is Eddie’s daughter does not imply she received particular therapy. Actually, Eddie was adamant about her auditioning for the role. “She needed to audition for Craig Brewer, who directed the film,” Eddie informed Good Morning America. “I wasn’t musclin’ my child into the film. She needed to actually be capable to — you realize, to ship. In any other case, she would not have gotten the position.”
Bella added that she actually went to “be good” within the position. “I did not need individuals to look at it and be like, ‘Oh, that should be his daughter ‘trigger she will be able to’t sustain with everybody else,'” she stated. “I simply actually needed to do the very best that I may,” she added. “And I am actually proud with the way it turned out.”
Clearly, Eddie feels the identical manner. Whereas chatting with Right this moment‘s Al Roker, he couldn’t help but go into proud dad mode. “I am unable to even put into phrases, Al,” he stated. “You realize, when you’ve got youngsters, your little one may do like a faculty play, and your coronary heart will burst with delight. To look over on the set, seeing her, I had an enormous big proud papa second each day.” We will not wait to see the father-daughter duo share the display screen when the movie hits Amazon Prime Video on March 5.