Bet You Didn’t Know: Secrets Behind the Making of “Coming to America”

June 18, 2012  |  
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Close Casting Calls

Could you see Sydney Poitier playing the role of King Jaffe or Vanessa Williams playing the role of Lisa McDowell? Both of these actors were considered for these respective roles. Vanessa Williams might have worked as Lisa but I can’t see Poitier taking on King Jaffe. That’s not really his style.

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